Bio


Diyi Yang is an Assistant Professor in Computer Science at Stanford University. Professor Yang's research interests are Computational Social Science and Natural Language Processing. Her research goal is to understand the social aspects of language and then build socially aware NLP systems to better support human-human and human-computer interaction. Professor Yang received her PhD from the School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, and her bachelor's degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. Her work has received multiple best paper nominations or awards at ICWSM, EMNLP, SIGCHI, ACL, and CSCW. She is a recipient of Forbes 30 under 30 in Science, IEEE “AI 10 to Watch”, the Intel Rising Star Faculty Award, Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship, and NSF CAREER Award.

Academic Appointments


Honors & Awards


  • NSF CAREER Award, National Science Foundation (2022)
  • Sigma Xi Young Faculty Award, Georgia Tech (2022)
  • Forbes 30 Under 30 in Science, Forbes (2021)
  • Intel Rising Star Award, Intel (2021)
  • Microsoft Faculty Fellowship, Microsoft (2021)
  • Samsung AI Researcher of the Year, Samsung (2021)
  • IEEE AI's 10 to Watch, IEEE (2020)

Stanford Advisees