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Ruth Fong

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Ph.D., University of Oxford, 2020
ruthfong  (@cs.princeton.edu) (609) 258-9248 032 Corwin Hall


Interests: computer vision, machine learning, deep learning, explainable AI

Short Bio

Ruth Fong joined the department as a teaching faculty member in 2021, after earning her Ph.D. in engineering science from the University of Oxford, where she also received a master's. She completed her bachelor's in computer science at Harvard University. Her research interests include computer vision, machine learning, deep learning, and explainable AI. In addition to teaching introductory courses, she conducts research focused on developing novel techniques for understanding AI models after training, designing new AI models that are interpretable by design, and introducing paradigms for finding and correcting existing failure points in AI models. She received a Rhodes Scholarship in 2015 and an Open Philanthropy AI Fellowship in 2018.

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