Congrats to Michelle Cohn for receiving a two year NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship to work with Dr. Georgia Zellou (PI: UC Davis Phonetics Lab, Dept. of Linguistics), Dr. Zhou Yu (PI: UC Davis Language and Multimodal Interaction Lab, Dept. of Computer Science) and Dr. Katharine Graf Estes (PI: UC Davis Language Learning Lab, Dept. of Psychology).
Click here to see the official NSF posting
Dr. Zellou was awarded a 2018 Amazon Faculty Research Award for her project, "Applying human “speech rules” to Alexa: Impact of acoustic-phonetic modifications on device engagement and perceived naturalness".
For more about the award, see: https://ara.amazon-ml.com/about/#faculty