Shiyu Chang

By Caroline Mecartea, Communications & Special Events 

The Computer Science Department is pleased to announce that Shiyu Chang is joining UCSB as an Assistant Professor. His research centers on machine learning and its applications in natural language processing and computer vision. His recent focus has been studying how machine predictions can be made more interpretable to humans and how human intuition and rationalization can improve AI transferability, data efficiency, and adversarial robustness. 

Before joining the Computer Science Department, Chang was a research scientist at the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab. He received his BS and PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 

Information about his publications and current graduate students can be found on his website

Welcome Shiyu Chang!