Mohit is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science department at UNC Chapel Hill. Prior to this, he was a Research Asst. Professor at TTI-Chicago (and got his PhD from UC Berkeley). His research interests are in multimodal, grounded, and embodied NLP (i.e., language with vision and speech, for robotics), human-like language generation and dialogue, and interpretable deep learning. He is a recent recipient of the 2017 DARPA Young Faculty Award, and has received the 2017 ACL Outstanding Paper Award and the 2014 ACL Best Paper Award Honorable Mention.