HISTP Presentation on the Social Context of Language by Dr. Smaranda Muresan

August 28, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Organizer

HISTP- Audrey Ward

HIV Intervention Science Training Program for Underrepresented New Investigators (HISTP) presents Computational Models for Understanding Language In Social Context by Dr. Smaranda Muresan. The presentation will take place via ZOOM; registration is required. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Date: Wednesday August 28th, 2019
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Smaranda Muresan is a Research Scientist at the Data Science Institute at Columbia University. Before joining Columbia, she was a faculty in the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University, where she co-founded the Laboratory for the Study of Applied Language Technologies and Society. While at Rutgers, she received a Distinguished Achievements in Research Award. Her research expertise is in natural language processing and machine learning. Her research agenda is focused on computational models for understanding language in context, such as social context, visual context or multilingual context, with applications to computational social science, education and recently public health. She has received two best papers awards at SIGDIAL and ACL.