Dr. Marti Hearst is a Professor at UC Berkeley in the School of Information and the Computer Science Division. Her research encompasses user interfaces with a focus on search, information visualization with a focus on text, computational linguistics, and educational technology. She is the author of Search User Interfaces, the first academic book on that topic. She co-founded the ACM Learning@Scale conference, is a former President of the Association for Computational Linguistics, a member of the CHI Academy and the SIGIR Academy, an ACM Fellow, an ACL Fellow, and has received four Excellence in Teaching Awards from the students of UC Berkeley. She received her PhD, MS, and BA degrees in Computer Science from UC Berkeley and was a member of the research staff at Xerox PARC.