Devi Parikh is an Associate Professor at Georgia Tech. Till March 2024, she was also a Senior Director in Generative AI at Meta.

Before that, she was a Director in the Fundamental AI Research (FAIR) lab at Meta. From 2013 to 2016, she was an Assistant Professor at Virginia Tech. From 2009 to 2012, she was a Research Assistant Professor at TTIC, an academic computer science institute affiliated with University of Chicago. She has held visiting positions at Cornell University, University of Texas at Austin, Microsoft Research, MIT and Carnegie Mellon University. She received her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from CMU in 2007 and 2009 respectively. She received her B.S. from Rowan University in 2005.

Her research interests are in generative AI, AI for creativity, multimodal AI (vision & language), and human-AI collaboration.

She is a recipient of an NSF CAREER award, an IJCAI Computers and Thought award, a Sloan Research Fellowship, an Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Program (YIP) award, an Army Research Office (ARO) Young Investigator Program (YIP) award, a Sigma Xi Young Faculty Award at Georgia Tech, an Allen Distinguished Investigator Award in Artificial Intelligence from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, four Google Faculty Research Awards, an Amazon Academic Research Award, a Lockheed Martin Inspirational Young Faculty Award at Georgia Tech, an Outstanding New Assistant Professor award from the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, a Rowan University Medal of Excellence for Alumni Achievement, Rowan University’s 40 under 40 recognition, a Forbes’ list of 20 “Incredible Women Advancing A.I. Research” recognition, and a Marr Best Paper Prize awarded at the International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV).

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