Ed H. Chi


Principal Scientist at Google Brain, Google AI

(Machine Learning, Neural Recommenders, Human-Computer Interaction, Social Computing)

email: chi@acm.org

"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

Short Bio: Ed H. Chi is a Principal Scientist at Google, leading machine learning research focusing on neural modeling and recommendation systems in the Google Brain team. He has delivered significant improvements for YouTube, Google Play Store, and other recommenders at Google. With 39 patents and over 110 research articles, he is known for research on user behavior in web and social media. Prior to Google, he was the Area Manager and a Principal Scientist at Palo Alto Research Center's Augmented Social Cognition Group, where he led the team in understanding how social systems help groups of people to remember, think and reason.

Ed completed his three degrees (B.S., M.S., and Ph.D.) in 6.5 years from University of Minnesota. Recognized as an ACM Distinguished Scientist and elected into the CHI Academy, he was recently given 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 swimmer, photographer and snowboarder in his spare time, he also has a blackbelt in Taekwondo.

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