Benjamin Van Durme
Primary Appointment: Department of Computer Science
- Natural Language Processing specifically computational semantics
- Streaming/Randomized Algorithms
Ben Van Durme is an Assistant Professor in Computer Science at the Johns Hopkins University and a research scientist at the Human Language Technology Center of Excellence where he is the chief lead of text research. He is also affiliated with the Center for Language and Speech Processing. He earned his B.S. and B.A. (’01), an M.S. in Language Technologies (’04) and an M.S. in Computer Science (’06) and his Ph.D. (’09) from the University of Rochester. His research focuses on social media, randomized algorithms, and computational semantics.
Secondary Appointments: Senior Research Scientist, Human Language Technology Center of Excellence