Adji Bousso Dieng
Interests: Machine learning, Artificial Intelligence for Science (AI4Science)
I am an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Princeton University where I lead Vertaix on research at the intersection of artificial intelligence and the natural sciences. I am affiliated with the High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI). I am also a Research Scientist at Google AI and the founder and President of the nonprofit The Africa I Know. I have been named an AI2050 Early Career Fellow by Schmidt Futures and the Annie T. Randall Innovator of 2022 for my research and advocacy by the American Statistical Association. I received my PhD from Columbia University where I was advised by David Blei and John Paisley. My doctoral work received many recognitions, including a Google PhD Fellowship in Machine Learning, a rising star in Machine Learning nomination by the University of Maryland, and a Savage Award from the International Society for Bayesian Analysis, for my doctoral thesis. I hail from Kaolack, Senegal.
A full list of publications is available here.