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Past PhD Students


Courtney Napoles
Graduated from Johns Hopkins University, June 2018
Thesis: Monolingual Sentence Rewriting as Machine Translation: Generation and Evaluation
Advisor:
Current position: Research Scientist at Grammarly

Juri Ganitkevitch
Graduated from Johns Hopkins University, February 2018
Thesis: Large-Scale Paraphrase Extraction and Applications
Advisor: Chris Callison-Burch
Current position: Senior Research Scientist at Google

Ellie Pavlick
Graduated from University of Pennsylvania, July 2017
Thesis: Compositional Lexical Semantics in Natural Language Inference
Advisor: Chris Callison-Burch
Current position: Assistant Professor at Brown University

Ann Irvine
Graduated from Johns Hopkins University, July 2014
Thesis: Using Comparable Corpora to Augment Low Resource Statistical Machine Translation Models
Advisor: Chris Callison-Burch
Current position: Principal Data Scientist at RedOwl Analytics

Xuchen Yao
Graduated from Johns Hopkins University, July 2014
Thesis: Feature-Driven Question Answering with Natural Language Alignment
Advisors: Benjamin Van Durme and Chris Callison-Burch
Current position: Founder of startup KITT.AI incubated at the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2)

Omar Zaidan
Graduated from Johns Hopkins University, April 2012
Thesis: Crowdsourcing Annotation for Machine Learning in Natural Language Processing Tasks
Advisor: Chris Callison-Burch
Current position: Bing team at Microsoft

Lane Schwartz
Graduated from University of Minnesota, February 2012
Thesis: An Incremental Syntactic Language Model for Statistical Phrase-based Translation
Advisors: William Schuler and Chris Callison-Burch
Current position: Assistant Professor at UIUC Linguistics Dept.

Past Postdocs


Wei Xu
Current position: Assistant Professor at Ohio State University

Matt Post
Current position: Research Scientist at Human Language Technology Center of Excellence

Alex Klementiev
Current position: Senior Machine Learning Scientist at Amazon