Apoorva Rao Balevalachilu

Apoorva Rao Balevalachilu is a Seattle-based software developer, creative coder, and aspiring linguist. Her artworks explore the boundaries between art and science using methods commonly used in research like data collection and visualization. For the last few years, she has worked on natural language processing for voice-based assistants like Alexa. Recently, interests have gravitated towards the early language acquisition process in humans and preserving linguistic diversity. In her spare time, she learns German and makes neural style transfer art.