B.S., & Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Machine Learning and Data Mining
Visual Computing and Interaction
Shiyu Chang is an Assistant Professor for the Department of Computer Science at UC Santa Barbara. Prior to his current position, Shiyu was a research scientist at the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab, where he worked closely with Prof. Regina Barzilay and Prof. Tommi S. Jaakkola. He got his B.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His Ph.D. advisor was Prof. Thomas S. Huang.
Professor Chang's research focuses on machine learning and its applications in computer vision and natural language processing. Most recently, he has been studying how machine predictions can be made more interpretable to humans and how human intuition and rationalization can improve AI transferability, data efficiency, and adversarial robustness.