Nanyun (Violet) Peng, Ph.D.
Nanyun (Violet) Peng is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Los Angeles. She received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University, Center for Language and Speech Processing. She has background in Linguistics and Economics and held BAs in both. Her research focuses on the generalizability of NLP models, with applications to creative language generation, low-resource information extraction, and zero-shot cross-lingual transfer. Her works have won an Outstanding Paper Award at NAACL, the Best Paper Award at AAAI Deep Learning on Graphs workshop, and have been featured an IJCAI early career spotlight. Her research has been supported by several DARPA, IARPA, NIH grants, and industrial faculty awards.
Lab/Personal web: https://vnpeng.net/