Di Eugenio named University Scholar

University of Illinois Cancer Center member Barbara Di Eugenio, professor of computer science, was recently named a University Scholar, which honors faculty members for superior research and teaching, along with great promise for future achievements. Di Eugenio’s main area of research is Natural Language Processing (NLP), and its application to human-computer interaction, educational technology, human-robot interaction, and multimedia systems. Her goal is to use NLP to support both education and instruction, and collaboration between human or artificial agents.

Now in its 34th year, the award provides $15,000 a year for three years.

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