Hyunzoo Chai

Sr. Data Scientist, Knowledge Lab

Hyunzoo applies computational analysis to problems in social science. Recent work includes mapping research methods within scientific communities, discovering trends in attention to patient safety in journal articles, building semantic maps of the Occupy Wall Street movement, and uncovering impact factor "goosing" techniques from journal citation patterns. 
Hyunzoo holds a Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics and Applications from the Paris-Sorbonne University, with a thesis on automated semantic annotation. In addition to her academic work, she has several years of industry experience developing natural language processing applications at Systran, Xerox Research, and LG Electronics' mobile phone division.