Michael PaulPhD student Michael Paul has been awarded a 2013 Microsoft PhD Research Fellowship. The Microsoft Fellowship program supports men and women in their third and fourth years of PhD graduate studies who have been nominated by their universities.

Michael is in his 3rd year in the PhD program. He is working under the guidance of Associate Professor Jason Eisner and Assistant Research Professor Mark Dredze in natural language processing, text mining, and machine learning with an emphasis on building unsupervised models to find meaningful patterns in text as well as applications to social media and health informatics.

Michael will receive a 2 year award which will cover stipend, tuition, and fees. Congratulations Michael!