Matthew R. Gormley

Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Science at Johns Hopkins University and Human Language Technologies Center of Excellence fellow.
Email: mrg at cs dot jhu dot edu
Office: Hackerman 321
Advisors: Jason Eisner, Mark Dredze

Research Interests

Natural language processing; Machine learning; Computational semantics; Global optimization; Topic modeling; Low-resource learning; Coreference resolution; Grammar induction.




Spring 2014: 600.475 Machine Learning, guest-lectures on HMMs/CRFs/loopy belief propagation.
Spring 2013: 600.476 Machine Learning in Complex Domains (Graphical Models), TA.
Spring 2012: 600.103 Fundamentals of Practical Computing, co-instructor.
Fall 2011/2012: 600.475 Machine Learning, guest-lecture on topic modeling.


Reviewer, IEEE TPAMI 2014.
Reviewer, TACL 2014.
Reviewer, EMNLP 2014.
Reviewer, ACL 2014.
Entertainment Chair, ACL 2014.
Reviewer, TACL 2013.
Secondary reviewer, ACL 2012.
Secondary reviewer, AISTATS 2012.
Reviewer, IJCNLP 2011.
Secondary reviewer, EMNLP 2011.
Reviewer, NESCAI 2010.
Organizing committee member, JHU NACLO (North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad), 2011-2013.


Ph.D. Candidate, Johns Hopkins University, 2009 - present.
M.S. in Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University, 2009 - 2011.
B.S. in Computer Science with a double major in Cognitive Science, Carnegie Mellon University, 2003 - 2006.

Work Experience

Google, Research Intern, Summer 2012.
Endeca Technologies, Software developer, 2007-2009.
Microsoft's Speech and Natural Language Group, Intern, Summer 2006.
Scone Knowledge Base Group at CMU, Research assistant for Scott Fahlman, 2005-2007.