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(Whatever I do) with my Body, Speech, Mind or Sense Organs.  (Whatever I do) using my Intellect, Feelings of Heart or (unconsciously) through the natural tendencies of my Mind, Whatever I do, I do all for others (i.e. without the sense of attachment to the results), (And) I Surrender them all at the Lotus Feet of Sri Narayana.

Manoj Chinnakotla

Researcher in Information Retrieval (IR), Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning (ML)

Latest News

  • Our research related to "Ruuh: A Deep Learning Based Conversational Social Agent" gets accepted as a demo in the prestigious NIPS 2018 Conference.
  • Our research on "Retrieve and Re-rank: A Simple and Effective IR Approach to Simple Question Answering over Knowledge Graphs" gets accepts in EMNLP 2018.
  • Read my recent blog post on "Code Mixed Question Answering" here.

कायेन वाचा मनसेन्द्रियैर्वा ।

बुद्ध्यात्मना वा प्रकृतिस्वभावात् ।

करोमि यद्यत्सकलं परस्मै ।

नारायणयेति समर्पयामि ॥

I am an ​Applied Researcher with deep expertise in the areas of Web Search, Relevance, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Machine Learning (ML), and Deep Learning (DL). I love applying state-of-the-art research for building and shipping real-world commercial products and experiences used by millions of users across the world.

I am a Principal Applied Scientist in the Artificial Intelligence and Research (AI & R) group of Microsoft, Bellevue, USA.

I also have a joint affiliation as an Adjunct Faculty at IIIT Hyderabad, India where I offer graudate-level research courses and also advise students on their thesis.