Mark Dredze

     Johns Hopkins University
Associate Professor Department of Computer Science
Visiting Professor Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL)
Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare
Human Language Technology Center of Excellence (HLTCOE)
Center for Language and Speech Processing (CLSP)
Machine Learning Group
Center for Population Health Information Technology (CPHIT), Bloomberg
Health Sciences Informatics, School of Medicine
Social Media and Health Research Group
Social Media for Public Health
Institute for Global Tobacco Control
Contact:   |  |  @mdredze
Office: Malone 339    (410) 516-6786        ORCID: 0000-0002-0422-2474        Google Scholar Profile

I head the Social Media and Health Research Group.

Current Group

Tao Chen [www] (Postdoc)
Rebecca Knowles [www] (Co-advised with Philipp Koehn)
Adrian Benton
Zach Wood-Doughty

Former Students
Travis Wolfe [www] (Co-advised with Benjamin Van Durme). First job: Google.
Violet (Nanyun) Peng [www] First job: USC-ISI.
Nicholas Andrews [www] (Co-advised with Jason Eisner).
Matt Gormley [www] (Co-advised with Jason Eisner). First job: Assistant Teaching Professor, Machine Learning Department, Carnegie Mellon University. [Thesis]
Michael Paul [www]. First job: Assistant Professor, Department of Information Science, University of Colorado Boulder. [Thesis]
Mo Yu (visiting student)[www]. First job: IBM Watson. [Thesis]
Ariya Rastrow [www] (Co-advised with Sanjeev Khudanpur). ECE PhD, 2012. First Job: Amazon. [Thesis]
Carolina Parada [www] (Co-advised with Hynek Hermansky). ECE PhD, 2011. First Job: Google Research.[Thesis]

Undergraduate Projects
Project Student Year
Health classification of news and social media Braden Hancock 2013
Award for best Summer Research Expeditions project
Visualizing Topic Models Justin Snyder 2013
Influenza surveillance for Twitter Alex Lamb 2013
Geolocation for Twitter Hieu Tran 2012
Machine learning for diagnosing glaucoma Manaswi Gupta 2012
Information Extraction from Biomedical Text Leah Hanson 2011

Previous UPenn Undergraduate Projects
Project Student
Email keyword summarization Danny Puller UPenn Summer Provost Fellowship
Sentiment classification Ian Cohen
Email Attachment Prediction Josh Magarick
Prototype Driven Learning and Graphical Models Neal Parikh
Machine Learning in Prediction Markets Ari Gilder
Kevin Lerman
Winner Best CS Senior Design Project, Honorary Mention Best Engineering Design Project
User Adaptation in Email Reply Prediction Tova Brooks
Josh Carroll
Formal and Informal Meeting Extraction from Email Lauren Paone