Serious third-person bio

Kayo Yin is a first-year PhD student at UC Berkeley advised by Jacob Steinhardt and Dan Klein. She currently works on interpretability, sign language processing, and AI for music. Before that, she was a Master’s student at Carnegie Mellon University advised by Graham Neubig, and she completed her undergraduate studies at École Polytechnique in 2020. Her research has been recognized by an EMNLP Best Paper Honorable Mention award, an ACL Best Theme Paper award, a Siebel Scholarship, and the Thomas Clarkson medal. In her free time, she enjoys snowboarding, playing chamber music, and adding too much tofu to miso soup.

Unserious third-person bio

Kayo Yin is a PhD student at UC Berkeley, where she works on an ecletic mix of NLP research. In her spare time she can be found playing music by dead composers and triggering mini avalanches while backcountry snowboarding.