Yale senior Michihiro Yasunaga is recipient of CRA 2019 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award

December 21, 2018

Congratulations to Michihiro Yasunaga, who is a 4th-year undergraduate student in computer science at Yale. His research interests are in natural language processing (NLP) and machine learning (ML), advised by Prof. Dragomir Radev (@ LILY lab) and Prof. John Lafferty, where he has investigated data-driven algorithms for automated analysis of human language. In particular, he has contributed to the fields of automatic text summarization, syntax and semantics, and latent variable models for NLP. His work has led to publications in major NLP and AI conferences such as NAACL’18, EMNLP’18, and AAAI’19.

This award program recognizes undergraduate students in North American colleges and universities who show outstanding research potential in an area of computing research.

To see the full article and a list of recipients please visit https://cra.org/2019-outstanding-undergraduate-researcher-award-winners/.