Ed H. Chi is a Principal Scientist at Google, leading several machine learning research teams focusing on neural modeling, inclusive ML, reinforcement learning, and recommendation systems in Google Brain . He has delivered significant improvements for YouTube, News, Ads, Google Play Store, and other recommenders at Google with more than 100 product launches in the last 2.5 years. With 39 patents and over 120 research articles, he is also known for research on user behavior in web and social media.

Recognized as an ACM Distinguished Scientist and elected into the CHI Academy, he recently received a 20-year Test of Time award for research in information visualization. He has been featured and quoted in the press, including the Economist, Time Magazine, LA Times, and the Associated Press. An avid swimmer, photographer and snowboarder in his spare time, he also has a blackbelt in Taekwondo.

Research Interests
Machine Learning, Neural Recommender Systems, Human-Computer Interaction, Social Media, Intelligent User Interfaces, User Behavior Analytics, Information Visualization.