Dr. Zornitsa Kozareva is a Manager of the Apps Search and Intelligence group at Google. Prior to that she was leading and managing the AWS Deep Learning group at Amazon that built and launched AWS Comprehend and Amazon Lex conversational assistant services. Dr. Kozareva was a Senior Manager at Yahoo! leading the Query Processing group. During 2009-2014, Dr. Kozareva wore an academic hat as Research Professor at the CS Department of the University of Southern California, where she spearheaded research funded by DARPA and IARPA. Dr. Kozareva research interests lie in Natural Language Understanding, On-device Machine Learning, Question Answering, Machine Reading, Building Knowledge Bases from the Web.
- John Atanasoff Award given by President of Republic of Bulgaria in 2016
- Yahoo! Labs Excellence Award in 2014
- RANLP Young Scientist Award in 2011
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