About Me

I'm a software engineer at Facebook. Previously, I received my BS in Computer Science at The University of Texas at Austin, where I worked with Jessy Li and Greg Durrett on natural language processing research.


Compressive Summarization with Plausibility and Salience Modeling
Shrey Desai, Jiacheng Xu, Greg Durrett. EMNLP 2020.
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Calibration of Pre-trained Transformers
Shrey Desai, Greg Durrett. EMNLP 2020.
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Understanding Neural Abstractive Summarization Models via Uncertainty
Jiacheng Xu, Shrey Desai, Greg Durrett. EMNLP 2020.
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Accelerating Natural Language Understanding in Task-Oriented Dialog
Ojas Ahuja, Shrey Desai. ACL ConvAI 2020.
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Detecting Perceived Emotions in Hurricane Disasters
Shrey Desai, Cornelia Caragea, Junyi Jessy Li. ACL 2020.
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Lightweight Convolutional Representations for On-Device NLP
Shrey Desai, Geoffrey Goh, Arun Babu, Ahmed Aly. MLSys On-Device 2020 (Oral).
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Evaluating Lottery Tickets Under Distributional Shifts
Shrey Desai, Hongyuan Zhan, Ahmed Aly. EMNLP DeepLo 2019 (Oral).
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Adaptive Ensembling: Unsupervised Domain Adaptation for Political Document Analysis
Shrey Desai, Barea Sinno, Alex Rosenfeld, Junyi Jessy Li. EMNLP 2019.
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College of Natural Sciences Dean's Honored Graduate (Top 1% of Graduating Seniors) (2020)
College of Natural Sciences Research Distinction (2020)
College of Natural Sciences Undergraduate Research Fellowship (2020)
Computing Research Association Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award, Honorable Mention (2020)
Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing Student Scholarship (2019)
Lala Fay & Claude DeVan Watts Endowed Presidential Scholarship (2019)


Reviewer: SIGDIAL 2020, CoNLL 2021
Teaching Assistant: Operating Systems 2018, Natural Language Processing 2020