Shaomei Wu

Menlo Park, United States

Shaomei is a research scientist at Facebook AI. Coming from an interdisciplinary background, she is interested in addressing real-world problems through computational methods and people-centered design. Her current work focuses on designing and building AI-powered technologies for people from marginalized and under-resourced communities, for example, people with disabilities. She led the team that designed and built Automatic alt-text on Facebook. Shaomei received a PhD from Cornell University, and her MS and BS in Computer Science from University of California, Santa Barbara and Tsinghua University, respectively.

Shaomei's Work

Shaomei's Publications

May 04, 2019

RESEARCH

Design and Evaluation of a Social Media Writing Support Tool for People with Dyslexia

Shaomei Wu, Lindsay Reynolds, Xian Li, Francisco (Paco) Guzman

May 04, 2019

February 22, 2017

RESEARCH

Automatic Alt-text: Computer-generated Image Descriptions for Blind Users on a Social Network Service

Shaomei Wu, Jeffrey Wieland, Omid Farivar, Julie Schiller

February 22, 2017