Associate Research Scientist - Data Science Institute
Adjunct Assistant Professor - Columbia Business School
Data Science Institute
475 Riverside Dr. Office 320-M
Mail Code: 4720
New York, NY
I am an associate research scientist at the Data Science Institute and an adjunct assistant professor at the Columbia Business School.
I was a postdoctoral research scientist working with David Blei at Columbia University and John Lafferty at Yale University.
I received my Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Massachusetts Amherst with David Smith. I spent half of my Ph.D. as a Predoctoral Fellow at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics where I was researching efficient latent variable models of text as part of the SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) under the supervision of Michael J. Kurtz.
Prior to starting my Ph.D. studies, I was a Staff Scientist in the Speech and Language Processing Department at Raytheon BBN Technologies where I worked with Prem Natarajan and Rohit Prasad. My research work at BBN span across various DARPA projects including DARPA's TransTac, MADCAT and BOLT programs. While working full-time at BBN, I attended two semesters at MIT as a special graduate student in the EECS department.
I finished my B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering at the University of New Hampshire while being a member of the Consolidated Advanced Technologies for Law Enforcement Laboratory (CATLab) under the supervision of Andrew L. Kun and W. Thomas Miller III. As a member of the CATLab team, I was a key contributor in the development of the revolutionary Project54 system - a completely integrated voice controlled police cruiser.
My research interests span across the following areas:
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