Sonia Murthy

Kempner Graduate Fellow
PhD Student in Computer Science

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Sonia Murthy is a second-year PhD student in Computer Science advised by Professor Tomer Ullman and Professor Elena Glassman. Sonia is interested in combining methods from natural language processing, computational cognitive science, and human-computer interaction to develop models of human-machine communication and theory of mind reasoning. Previously, she was a predoctoral researcher on the Semantic Scholar team at the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2), where she worked on multi-document approaches for generating diverse descriptions of scientific concepts. Sonia received her bachelor’s from Princeton University as an Independent Concentrator in Intelligent Systems.

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Murthy’s current research focuses on cognitive science, language models, and human-AI interaction.