Soujanya Poria

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Assistant Professor

Telephone: +65 6303 6652
Office #: 1.302-11
Pillar / Cluster: Information Systems Technology and Design
Research Areas:Artificial and Augmented Intelligence, Interactive Computing, Data Science


Soujanya Poria is an assistant professor of Computer Science at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Singapore. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Stirling, UK. He is a recipient of the prestigious early career research award called ‘NTU Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship’ in 2018 which offers him a research grant worth US$150,000. Before taking up his presidential fellowship position at the NTU, Soujanya was a scientist at the A*STAR and the Temasek Laboratory, NTU. He is also (co-)PI of multiple academic and industrial grants with the amount totaling to US$ 250,000. Soujanya has co-authored more than 70 papers, published in top-tier conferences and journals such as ACL, EMNLP, AAAI, NAACL, Neurocomputing, Computational Intelligence Magazine, etc. in the field of Natural Language Processing (NLP), multimodal sentiment analysis and dialogue systems. He is also an adjunct faculty at Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi, India and an adjunct scientist at A*STAR, Singapore. Soujanya served as a senior PC member at AAAI 2019, IJCAI 2019 and often serve as a PC member in reputed conferences such as ACL, EMNLP, IJCAI, NAACL. He was an area co-chair at NAACL 2019, EMNLP 2019 and a publicity chair at *SEM 2019. Soujanya has given several invited talks at venues like CICLing 2018, SocialNLP 2019. Soujanya has Google Scholar citations of more than 4800 and his h-index is 36.

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