Mrinmaya Sachan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at ETH Zurich. He received his PhD from Carnegie Mellon University. His research spans natural language processing, knowledge representation and reasoning. He is also interested in problems in the intersection of NLP and Education.. He received an outstanding paper award at ACL 2015, multiple fellowships (IBM and Facebook fellowships, Siebel scholarship and CMU CMLH fellowship) during his PhD. His research group is supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation, ETH Zurich and Haslerstiftung.