Ed H. Chi
Distinguished Scientist & Research Lead
Google Research, Brain Team
(Machine Learning, Neural Recommenders, Human-Computer Interaction, Social Computing)
"The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly."
-- The Buddha
Bio: Ed H. Chi is a Distinguished Scientist at Google, leading several machine learning research teams focusing on neural recommendations, reinforcement learning, large language models and dialog systems, and reliable machine learning at the Google Brain team. With 39 patents and ~200 research articles, he is also known for research on user behavior in web and social media. His team has delivered significant improvements for YouTube, News, Ads, Google Play Store at Google with >660 product improvements since 2013.
Prior to Google, he was Area Manager and Principal Scientist at Xerox Palo Alto Research Center's Augmented Social Cognition Group in researching how social computing systems help groups of people to remember, think and reason. Ed completed his 3 degrees (B.S., M.S., and Ph.D.) in 6.5 years from University of Minnesota. Recognized as an ACM Fellow and inducted into the CHI Academy, he also received a 20-year Test of Time award for research in information visualization. He has been featured and quoted in the press, including the Economist, Time Magazine, LA Times, and the Associated Press. An avid golfer, swimmer, photographer and snowboarder in his spare time, he also has a blackbelt in Taekwondo.
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