Lyle H. Ungar - Biography
Dr. Lyle Ungar is a
Professor of Computer and Information Science at the University of
He received a B.S. from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from MIT.
Dr. Ungar directed Penn's Executive Masters of Technology
Management (EMTM) Program for a decade, and served as Associate
Director of the Penn Center for BioInformatics (PCBI). He has
published over 200 articles and holds eleven patents. His current
research focuses on statistical natural language processing, spectral
methods, and the use of social media to understand the psychology of
individuals and communities.
While a student at Sloan, Dr. Ungar worked as a strategic business
analyst at the Boston Consulting Group. Since coming to Penn in 1984,
he has consulted for companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500
companies on strategic use of information technology in areas
including data mining, information retrieval, online auction design,
expert systems, and e-commerce.