Full Name
Najoung Kim
Job Title
Visiting Faculty Researcher
Speaker Bio
Najoung Kim is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Linguistics and an affiliated faculty at the Department of Computer Science at Boston University, and a visiting faculty researcher at Google. Before joining BU, she was a Faculty Fellow at the Center for Data Science at New York University, and received her PhD in Cognitive Science at Johns Hopkins. She is interested in studying meaning in both human and machine learners, especially ways in which they generalize to novel inputs and ways in which they treat implicit meaning. Her research has been supported by the NSF and has received awards at venues such as ACL and *SEM.