Mark Dredze

JOHN C Malone Professor

Primary Appointment:  Department of Computer Science

Research Interests

  • Machine learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Social Media
  • Health Informatics

Mark Dredze is John C Malone Professor of Computer Science at Johns Hopkins University, with affiliations in the Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare, the Applied Physics Lab, the Human Language Technology Center of Excellence, the Center for Language and Speech Processing, and the Center for Population Health Information Technology.  He holds an appointment in  Health Sciences Informatics in the School of Medicine.

His research in natural language processing and machine learning has focused on graphical models, semi-supervised learning, information extraction, large-scale learning, and speech processing. His recent work includes health information applications, including information extraction from social media, biomedical, and clinical texts.

He earned his BS (’03) from Northwestern University; his MS (’04) from Yeshiva University; and his PhD (’09) from the University of Pennsylvania.

Secondary Appointments:
Research Scientist, Human Language Technology Center of Excellence, Health Sciences Informatics, School of Medicine

Center for Language and Speech Processing