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Graduate Students

  • Kedar Bellare (Ph.D. started 2004; headed to Facebook)
  • Michael Wick (Ph.D., started 2006)
  • Karl Schultz (Ph.D., started 2007)
  • Limin Yao (Ph.D., started 2008)
  • Sameer Singh (Ph.D., started 2008)
  • Anton Bakalov (Ph.D., started 2009)
  • Alexandre Passos (Ph.D., started 2011)
  • Jiaping Zheng (Ph.D., started 2011)
  • David Belanger (Ph.D., started 2011)
  • Sam Anzaroot (Ph.D., started 2011)
  • Daniel Duckworth (Ph.D., started 2012)
  • Ari Kobren (Ph.D., started 2012)
  • Brian Martin (MS., started 2011)


  • Jinho Choi (MS from UPenn, PhD from University of Colorado)


  • Adam Saunders, (Software Engineer)
  • Tim Vieira (Software Engineer)

Former Students, Postdocs and Staff

  • Sebastian Riedel, (former postdoc, now faculty at University College London)
  • Pallika Kanani (Ph.D. 2012, now Research Scientist at Oracle Research Labs)
  • Laura Dietz (former postdoc, now a postdoc in CIIR)
  • Greg Druck (Ph.D. 2011; now Research Scientist at
  • David Mimno (Ph.D., 2011; now postdoc at Princeton with David Blei)
  • Hanna Wallach (Former postdoc, now faculty in UMass Computer Science)
  • Charles Sutton (PhD 2008, now a Lecturer = US Assistant Professor at School of Informatics,
    University of Edinburgh)
  • Aron Culotta (PhD 2008, now Assistant Professor at Southeastern Louisiana University---home of the 4th place winners of the 1st DARPA Grand Challenge)
  • Rachel Shorey (Now a PhD student with Hanna Wallach)
  • Jason Naradowsky (Now primarily advised by David Smith)
  • Khashayar Rohanimanesh (Former postdoc, now Research Scientist at EBay)
  • Xuerui Wang (PhD 2008, Became Research Scientist at Yahoo, now at Google)
  • Ron Bekkerman, (former student, changed to James Allan, PhD 2007, now at LinkedIn)
  • Alex Dingle (MS 2005, now at Google)
  • Mike Mammarella (MS 2004, went to PhD program at UCLA)
  • Ben Wellner (MS 2005, now at MITRE)
  • Gary Huang, (MS 2006, now at Sandia National Labs)
  • Andrew Tolopko , (Associate Software Engineer 2005-2006, now at Harvard)
  • Andres Corrada-Emmanuel, (was Senior Research Fellow, now teaching Physics at UMass)
  • Fuchun Peng, (Postdoc 2004 after Ph.D. with Dale Schuurmans, went to BBN, now at Yahoo Research)
  • Nadia Ghamrawi, (former student, MS 2004, now at SRI)
  • Gideon Mann, (was Postdoc 2007, now Research Scientist at Google NYC)
  • Chris Pal, (was Research Scientist, now Assistant Professor at University of Rochester)
  • Rob Hall (MS started 2006, now PhD student at CMU)
  • Wei Li, (Ph.D. started 2000, finished 2007, now Research Scientist at Yahoo!)

Former Students, informally co-advised at CMU

Other students, synthesis projects

Other students, PhD committees

Other Collaborators

At UMass

  • Bruce Croft
  • James Allan
  • R. Manmatha
  • David Jensen
  • David Kulp
  • Erik Learned-Miller
  • ...


  • Fernando Pereira, UPenn
  • David Blei, Princeton
  • Paul Viola, Microsoft Research
  • Sam Roweis, University of Toronto
  • Tom Minka, Microsoft Research
  • John Lafferty, CMU
  • Andrew Ng, Stanford
  • Drew Bagnell, CMU
  • Nick Roy, MIT
  • William Cohen, CMU
  • Dallan Quass, BYU
  • David Cohn, Google
  • Dayne Frietag, Fair Issac
  • Lyle Ungar, UPenn
  • Tom Mitchell, CMU
  • Sebastian Thrun, Stanford
  • Roni Rosenfeld, CMU
  • Rosie Jones, Yahoo
  • ...