Heather Pon-Barry

Assistant Professor
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
Arizona State University

Office: BYENG M1-39
699 S. Mill Avenue
Tempe, AZ 85281

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Research Interests

My research focuses on spoken language processing, an interdisciplinary area that draws upon elements of artificial intelligence, computational linguistics, signal processing, and cognitive science. The goal of my research is to advance the state of multimodal human-computer communication to support the development of adaptive, personalized, intelligent systems.

Recent Publications

Short Biography

I am a Ph.D. candidate in Computer Science at Harvard University. My research has been supported by an NDSEG fellowship and an NSF fellowship. Before coming to Harvard, I worked at Bosch Research and Technology Center in Palo Alto, CA. Prior to that, I did my undergraduate at Stanford University, earning B.S. and M.S. degrees in Symbolic Systems. At Stanford, I was involved in research on spoken tutoring systems at the Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI).