Trained as a computer scientist, Munmun De Choudhury’s research interests lie in machine learning, social media, and health. She is passionate about uncovering problems at the intersection of computer science and social science. De Choudhury leads The SocWeB Lab, where she studies, analyzes, and uses social media to derive computational, large-scale data-driven insights, and to develop mechanisms and technologies for understanding and improving our mental health and well-being. She received her Ph.D. in computer science in 2011 at Arizona State University, Tempe. De Choudhury’s research has pioneered the computational use of social media data for mental health.