Shiwali Mohan is an AI researcher with an interest in the design of interactive, communicative agents. Currently, she is working on adaptive agents for facilitating positive health behavior change and on knowledge representation and acquisition for task-driven dialog agents. Her research spans artificial intelligence, agent design and learning, cognitive systems and architectures, and psycholinguistics. Shiwali earned her Ph.D. from University of Michigan's Computer Science and Engineering department where her thesis work focussed on interactive learning for cognitive robots. She has a M.S. in computer science from University of Michigan and a B.Tech in instrumentation and control engineering from Delhi University in India. Shiwali loves to dance and is learning photography.