About Me

I am Vaidehi Patil, a first-year PhD student in the Computer Science Department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill advised by Prof. Mohit Bansal. I am a part of the MURGe-Lab and the broader UNC-NLP group. My research interests include Natural Language Processing, Multimodal AI and Machine Learning.

I received my Interdisciplinary Dual Degree: B. Tech. in Electrical Engineering and M. Tech. in AI and Data Science and a Minor Degree in Computer Science and Engineering from IIT Bombay.

At IIT Bombay, I was advised by Prof. Sunita Sarawagi from IIT Bombay and Dr. Partha Talukdar from Google Research India. I have interned at Adobe Research India in Summer 2020 and Summer 2021.

Interests
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Machine Learning
  • Multimodal Artificial Intelligence
Education
  • PhD in Computer Science, 2022-present

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • M. Tech. in AI and Data Science, 2017-2022

    Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

  • B. Tech. in Electrical Engineering, 2017-2022

    Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

  • Minor in Computer Science and Engineering, 2017-2022

    Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Updates

Awarded the Undergraduate Research Award (URA03) by IIT Bombay
Awarded the Best IDDDP Dissertation Award by CMInDS, IIT Bombay for my Interdisciplinary Dual Degree Thesis Project titled ‘Multilingual Representations for Closely Related Languages’
Awarded the Carolina Computing Fellowship by the Department of Computer Science at UNC Chapel Hill
Accepted the PhD admit from the Computer Science Department at UNC Chapel Hill
Teaching Assistant for Introduction to Machine Learning (DS 303)
Teaching Assistant for Programming for Data Science (DS 203)