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I am the John C Malone Associate Professor of Computer Science at Johns Hopkins University.

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Research Interests

My research develops statistical models of language with applications to social media analysis, public health and clinical informatics.
Keywords: Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Health Informatics, Clinical NLP, Computational Epidemiology

How to be a Successful PhD Student

Hanna Wallach and I wrote a guide on How to be a Successful PhD Student. It’s geared for PhD students in general, but focuses on CS, machine learning and NLP students.

“I want to work with you.”

Great! Please contact me if you are a JHU student. It is probably helpful if you’ve taken natural language, machine learning or artificial intelligence. If you are interested in becoming a JHU student you can read details here.

“How do you pronounce your last name?”

Spelled: Dredze, Pronounced: Dredzee

Education

Northwestern University: BS in Computer Science, BS in Computer Engineering
Yeshiva University: MA in Jewish Studies
University of Pennsylvania: PhD in Computer Science (Adviser: Fernando Pereira)

Industry

Microsoft: Summer intern
IBM TJ Watson Research Center: Summer intern
Google Research: Summer Intern
Bloomberg LP: Sabbatical

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