I am a postdoctoral fellow in computer science at Mila - Quebec AI Institute and McGill University in Montreal, collaborating with Siva Reddy. In 2020, I obtained a PhD in computational linguistics at the University of Cambridge, where I was supervised by Anna Korhonen and Ivan Vulić, and resided at St John’s College. I am also a frequent collaborator of Ryan Cotterell’s lab at ETH Zürich. Previously, I interned as AI/ML researcher at Apple in Cupertino.
My ultimate goal is to reconcile how machines learn and use natural language with their human counterparts. This is a source of inspiration to address some of the open challenges in developing technology for hundreds of the world’s languages, which originate from their scarcity of annotated data and their typological variation:
My research earned a Google Research Faculty Award and an ERC Proof of Concept grant for projects co-written with my supervisors, a Fulbright scholarship, won a Best Paper Award at RepL4NLP 2019, and led to several invited talks. Finally, I am a board member of SIGTYP, the ACL special interest group for computational typology, and a member of the European Lab for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS).