Karen Livescu is an Associate Professor at TTI-Chicago. She completed her PhD and post-doc in electrical engineering and computer science at MIT and her Bachelor’s degree in physics at Princeton University. Her main research interests are in the intersection of speech and language processing and machine learning. Her recent work includes multi-view representation learning, acoustic word embeddings, visually grounded speech modeling, and automatic sign language recognition. Her recent professional activities include serving as a member of the IEEE Spoken Language Technical Committee, an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, a technical co-chair of ASRU 2015 and 2017, and a program co-chair of ICLR 2019.