Srishti Palani

Senior Research Staff

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Srishti Palani is a Senior Researcher at Tableau Research. She researches at the intersection of human-computer interaction, cognitive science, and human-centred artificial intelligence. She conducts mixed-methods studies to deepen our understanding of how people search, synthesize, and create using vast amounts of disparate information on the Web and Large Language Models. Based on this understanding of user behavior, she develops novel intelligent interaction techniques to augment knowledge discovery, sensemaking, and creativity. Her research has been published at top conferences such as ACM CHI, UIST, CSCW, CHIIR, and SIGIR and has been recognized with best paper awards and honors such as Heidelberg Laureate Forum Young Researcher and Google PhD Research Fellowship. 

She earned her doctorate and master's from the University of California, San Diego. During her PhD, she has worked in research labs at Microsoft Research, Autodesk Research, and the Allen Institute for AI. Before her PhD, she graduated summa cum laude from Mount Holyoke College, double majoring in Computer Science and Psychology, where her thesis was a CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award finalist and awarded the Phi Beta Kappa Research Prize. 

A full list of her publications can be found here.

Domaines d’intérêt

  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Human-Centered AI
  • Human-AI Interaction
  • Cognitive Science
  • Computer Supported Cooperative Work
  • Social Computing