Professor Kai-Wei Chang has been awarded the 2019 Amazon Research Award for her research on Learning Robust Contextual Language Encoders at Scale. The Amazon Research Awards helps fund outstanding, innovative research proposals across machine learning, robotics, operations research, and more, while strengthening connections between Amazon research teams, academic researchers, and their affiliated institutions. The grant program provides $80,000 in cash and $20,000 in AWS Promotional Credits to academic researchers. Award announcement: Research by Professor Kai-Wei Chang: