Skip to main content

About Sowmya Vajjala

Assistant Professor of TESL/Applied Linguistics, is a computational linguist and is interested in the application of Natural Language Processing and computational methods for educational applications. Her current research interests are: text readability assessment, automatic text simplification, and automatic analysis of the language used by learners. More broadly, she is interested in multi-lingual text processing and application of machine learning for textual data. On the non-technical side, Sowmya is interested in English and Telugu literature and translated two non-fiction books, one from English to Telugu and the other from Telugu to English.


Present Assistant Professor, Iowa State University Department of English

Contact Information

331 Ross
527 Farm House Ln
Ames, IA 50011


Peer-Reviewed Articles (2)

Proceedings and Presentations (11)

Technical Reports (2)