Ida is a principal developer and researcher on DiLab’s Jill Watson project. As a member of the Jill Watson team, she works on developing a Virtual Teaching Assistant that can answer questions about a course. More recently, she has led the development of an Introduction Agent and researches NLP techniques to answer student introductions.
Ida holds an MS in computer science from Georgia Tech.
Her research interests include Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Natural Language Processing, Conversational Agents and Knowledge Engineering.
Outside of DiLab, Ida loves the NBA, gardening, traveling, and playing with her two dogs.