Dr Cass Zhixue Zhao

School of Computer Science

Lecturer in Natural Language Processing

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Dr Cass Zhixue Zhao
School of Computer Science
Regent Court (DCS)
211 Portobello
S1 4DP

Cass (Zhixue) Zhao is a lecturer in Natural Language Processing in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Sheffield. Before that she was a postdoc researcher, supervised by Prof Nikos Aletras, on model interpretability, model hallucination and model compression. Back in 2020 she worked as a research assistant within the same department, working on NIHR-funded NLP projects for systematic reviews of public health research. She has served on the Programme Committee for AAAI, ACL and EMNLP. She is currently looking for highly-motivated PhD students, please contact her directly if you are interested.

Research interests
  • Model explanation
  • Model compression
  • Model bias and hallucination
  • Model reasoning

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Research group

Natural Language Processing