Office: USC PHE #332

Email: jieyuz [at] usc [dot] edu

Jieyu Zhao 赵洁玉

Gabilan Assistant Professor

Thomas Lord Department of Computer Science, USC

Jieyu Zhao is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science Department at University of Southern California. Prior to that, she was an NSF Computing Innovation Fellow at University of Maryland, College Park, working with Prof. Hal Daumé III. Jieyu received her Ph.D. from Computer Science Department, UCLA, where she was advised by Prof. Kai-Wei Chang. Her research interest lies in fairness of ML/NLP models. Her paper got the EMNLP Best Long Paper Award (2017). She was one of the recipients of 2020 Microsoft PhD Fellowship and has been selected to participate in 2021 Rising Stars in EECS workshop. Her research has been covered by news media such as Wired, The Daily Mail and so on. She was invited by UN-WOMEN Beijing on a panel discussion about gender equality and social responsibility.

I'm actively looking for strong and motivated students (1-2 PhDs for 2024 Fall). We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. If you are interested in my research, please fill in this form.

🐾 Research

I am broadly interested in research about how to get machines to understand and respond to human languages (natural language processing & machine learning). A few questions that drive my recent research are:

📰 Recent News

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  • [09/2023] We got two papers accepted at EMNLP 2023 and one accepted to WiNLP workshop. Congrats to the collaborators! Check Publications for more!
  • [09/2023] Our TACO🌮 paper has been accepted to NeurIPS. Check Publications for more!
  • [08/16/2023] I started my job at USC! Go Trojans!
  • [06/2023] One paper was accepted to IMCL AdvML-Frontiers workshop!
  • [10/2022] One paper was accepted at EMNLP 2022 Findings. Check it out!
  • [10/2022] We got a paper accepted at AACL. Check it out!
  • [10/2022] We will do a "Trustworthy and Responsible AI" tutorial at AAAI 2023. Stay tuned!
  • [06/2022] I serve as an AAAI workflow chair.
  • [04/2022] I will join USC CS as an Assistant Professor in 2023 Fall! 🥳 Let me know if you are interested in working with me! 🎉
  • [01/2022] I'm here at UMD now. Feel free to drop by or send me an email for discussions!

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