Every two years IEEE Intelligent Systems acknowledges and celebrates 10 young stars in the field of AI as “AI’s 10 to Watch.” This year, that list includes CUNY’s very own Professor Heng Ji! Her research interests focus on natural language processing, especially on cross-source information extraction and knowledge base population. Ji has a PhD in computer science from New York University. She received a Google Research Award in 2009, an NSF CAREER award in 2010, and the Sloan Junior Faculty award and IBM Watson Faculty award in 2012.
Read more about the list of innovators, and more about Dr. Heng Ji, who is currently transitioning to a new position at Renesslaer Polytechnic University as the Edward G. Hamilton Development Chair and Associate Professor.