Nikita is Research Manager and Senior Research Scientist at Megagon Labs. She works towards natural language understanding, often by converting natural language text into structured knowledge representations. Her research interests include knowledge base construction, semantic parsing, and question answering. She earned her Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan, where she was advised by Prof. H V Jagadish.
She is a running/fitness enthusiast who also enjoys baking and planning her next vacation in her free time. She would like to learn to play the piano someday.
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