Adji Bousso Dieng

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Adji Bousso Dieng is an assistant professor of computer science at Princeton University where she leads Vertaix on research at the intersection of artificial intelligence and the natural sciences. She is affiliated with the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, the Princeton Materials Institute, and the High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI). She is also a research scientist at Google AI and the founder and president of the nonprofit The Africa I Know. Dieng has recently been named an Outstanding Recent Alumni by Columbia University, an AI2050 Early Career Fellow by Schmidt Futures, and the Annie T. Randall Innovator of 2022 for her research and advocacy by the American Statistical Association.

Dieng received her Ph.D. from Columbia University where she was advised by David Blei and John Paisley. Her doctoral work received many recognitions, including a Google Ph.D. Fellowship in Machine Learning, a rising star in machine learning nomination by the University of Maryland, and a Savage Award from the International Society for Bayesian Analysis, for her doctoral thesis. She hails from Kaolack, Senegal.

Dieng can be reached at , 406 Computer Science, 609-258-5935.