Dr. Uzuner is an Assistant Professor at the State University of New York, Albany and a research affiliate at MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), working with the Clinical Decision Making Group led by Professor Peter Szolovits and InfoLab led by Dr. Boris Katz.
Dr. Uzuner received her Ph.D. in Technology, Management and Policy Program from the Engineering Systems Division of Massachusetts Institute of Technology in February 2005. Her dissertation was on Identifying Expression Fingerprints Using Linguistic Information for the purposes of copyright infringement detection, even when documents are paraphrased.
Dr. Uzuner is interested in applications of Natural Language Processing to policy problems and real life applications that can benefit from textual and linguistic processing. Information retrieval, medical language processing, information extraction, data anonymization, and text summarization are some of her current projects.