Professors Kai-Wei Chang and Ravi Netravali have been awarded the 2021 Sloan Fellowship. Professor Chang’s work on “quantifying and mitigating societal bias in natural language processing (NLP) and developing efficient algorithms for structured output prediction models” and  Professor Netravali’s  innovation creation of “domain-specific and scalable program analysis and machine learning techniques for improving the efficiency and debuggability of complex distributed systems” earned them the nominations for the 2021 Sloan Research Fellowship. 

Sloan Foundation President Adam Falk wrote when announcing the nominees, “The Sloan Research Fellowships are extraordinarily competitive awards involving nominations of the very best scientists of your generation from the United States and Canada.”