Snigdha Chaturvedi and Kotaro Hara win 2014 IBM Ph.D. Fellowships
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Snigdha Chaturvedi, a Computer Science Ph.D. student advised by Dr. Hal Daume III, and Kotaro Hara, a Computer Science Ph.D. student advised by Dr. Jon Froehlich, have each been awarded a 2014 IBM Ph.D. Fellowship. IBM Ph.D. Fellowships honor exceptional students worldwide who “have an interest in solving problems that are important to IBM and fundamental to innovation.” Chaturvedi’s research areas of interest include Machine Learning, Data Mining, and Information Abstraction, while Hara’s research focuses on Human Computer Interaction and using crowd-sourcing to solve accessibility issues.