Hanjie Chen is an incoming Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Rice University (starting Fall 2024). She currently works as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for Language and Speech Processing at Johns Hopkins University, under the supervision of Prof. Mark Dredze. She obtained her Ph.D. in Computer Science in May 2023 at the University of Virginia, where her advisor was Prof. Yangfeng Ji.
Hanjie is broadly interested in Trustworthy AI, Natural Language Processing, and Interpretable Machine Learning. Specifically, her research focuses on the interpretability, robustness, and fairness of neural language models. Through innovative solutions, she seeks to bridge the trustworthy gap between models and humans, enabling understanding and interaction between them. In the long term, she is dedicated to developing explainable AI techniques that are easily accessible to system developers and end users for building trustworthy and reliable intelligent systems.