Swabha Swayamdipta

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Gabilan Assistant Professor and Assistant Professor of Computer Science (Starting Fall 2022)


  • Doctoral Degree, Carnegie-Mellon University
  • Master's Degree, Columbia University


Swabha Swayamdipta will be joining USC as the Gabilan Assistant Professor and an Assistant Professor of CS in Fall 2022. She is currently a postdoc at the Allen Institute for AI, closely affiliated with the University of Washington, working with Yejin Choi. She received her PhD in 2019 from CMU, where she was advised by Noah A. Smith and Chris Dyer. Her work has received an Outstanding Paper Awards at NeurIPS 2021 and ICML 2022, and a Best Paper Honorable Mention at ACL 2020.

Research Summary

Swabha's research interests are broadly in natural language processing and machine learning. Her focus is primarily in the estimation of dataset quality, and the discovery and mitigation of undesirable biases, including social biases, in data and models, aimed at improving robustness and generalization.

  • Computer Science

  • Henry Salvatori Computer Science Center
  • 941 Bloom Walk, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Contact Information
  • swabhas@usc.edu


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