Senior Researcher

Palo Alto, CA, US
Prior to VRG, she was a researcher at Samsung Research America. She completed postdoctoral studies in the Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science and the University of Toronto. She received her PhD from the University of New South Wales in 2011. Nina works on developing efficient search algorithms for decision and optimization problems. She was named one of "AI's 10 to Watch" young researchers in the field of AI. She also received an Outstanding Paper Award at AAAI 2011 and an outstanding program committee member award at the Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2012.

Recent invited talks/panels:
  • International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming, CP'19
  • Waterloo ML + Security + Verification Workshop
  • AAAI Spring Symposium on Verification of Neural Networks (VNN19)


An organizer/chair of :
  • 2nd Workshop on Formal Methods for ML-Enabled Autonomous Systems,
  • SAT/SMT/AR Summer School 2019


Recent program committees:
  • International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence'19
  • (senior PC) AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence'19
  • (senior PC) International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming, CP'19
  • AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence'18
  • International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence'18
  • Object-oriented Programming, Systems, Languages, and Applications'18
  • (Senior PC) AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence'19