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Danqi Chen named 2022 Sloan Research Fellow

Danqi Chen has been awarded the 2022 Sloan Fellowship by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. She is among 118 early-career scholars who represent the most promising scientific researchers working today. Their achievements and potential place them among the next generation of scientific leaders in the U.S. and Canada. Winners receive $75,000, which may be spent over a two-year term on any expense supportive of their research.

Danqi Chen
Danqi Chen is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Princeton University and co-leads the Princeton NLP Group. Her research focuses on deep learning for natural language processing, especially in the intersection of text understanding and knowledge representation & reasoning and applications in question answering, information extraction, and conversational systems. Before joining Princeton, Danqi worked as a visiting scientist at Facebook AI Research in Seattle. She received her Ph.D. from Stanford University (2018) and B.E. from Tsinghua University (2012), both in Computer Science. In the past, she was a recipient of the 2019 Arthur Samuel Best Doctoral Thesis Award at Stanford University, a Facebook Fellowship, a Microsoft Research Women’s Fellowship, and paper awards at ACL'16 and EMNLP'17.

Founded in 1934 by industrialist Alfred P. Sloan Jr., the Sloan Foundation is a not-for-profit grantmaking institution that supports high quality, impartial scientific research; fosters a robust, diverse scientific workforce; strengthens public understanding and engagement with science; and promotes the health of the institutions of scientific endeavor. 

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