POST-DOCTORAL ASSOCIATES

  1. Stubbs, Amber. Post-doctoral associate. SUNY, Albany and MIT CSAIL, September 2012-Summer 2014. Currently Assistant Professor at Simmons College.
  2. Goldstein, Ira. Post-doctoral associate.  SUNY, Albany and MIT CSAIL, May 2011-Present. Currently Visiting Assistant Professor at Siena College.
  3. Rumshisky, Anna. Post-doctoral associate.  SUNY, Albany and MIT CSAIL, February 2011-September 2012. Currently Assistant Professor at University of Massachusetts, Lowell.

DOCTORAL STUDENTS

  1. Goldstein, Ira. Ph.D, SUNY, Albany.  Dissertation Committee Chair, Spring 2006-Spring 2011. Received June 2011.  Thesis Title: “Automated Classification of the Narrative of Medical Reports Using Natural Language Processing.”
  2. Goel, Sunita. Ph.D., SUNY, Albany. Dissertation Committee Member, Fall 2007-Summer 2009. Received August 2009.
  3. Burk, Robin. Ph.D., SUNY, Albany. Dissertation Committee Member, Fall 2007-Spring 2010.  Received May 2010.
  4. Sa, Ning.  SUNY, Albany. Doctoral Program Direction Committee, Fall 2011-Present, and Research Supervisor, Winter 2011-Summer 2011.
  5. Huang, Ray.  SUNY, Albany. Doctoral Program Direction Committee, Fall 2007-Present, and Research Supervisor, Fall 2007- Summer 2008.
  6. Bachwani, Avinash. SUNY, Albany.  Research Supervisor, Spring 2012-Present.
  7. Sprissler, Eithan.  SUNY, Albany.  Research Supervisor, Spring 2012-Present.
  8. Luo, Yuan.  MIT CSAIL.  Research Co-Supervisor, Fall 2011-Present.
  9. Sun, Weiyi. SUNY, Albany. Research Supervisor, Summer 2011-Present.
  10. Arumzstyan, Anna.  SUNY, Albany. Research Supervisor, Spring 2007.
  11. Rennie, William. SUNY, Albany. Research Supervisor, Summer 2008.
  12. Lackey, Steven. SUNY, Albany. Research Supervisor, Summer 2008.
  13. Gharawi, Mohammad. SUNY, Albany. Research Supervisor, Fall 2007.

External DOCTORAL STUDENTS

  1. University of Sydney. Doctoral Thesis Examiner, May 2012.
  2. Kafkas, Senay.  Eastern Mediterranean University.  External Dissertation Defense Committee Member, January 2012.

Masters STUDENTS

  1. Bodnari, Andreea, M.S., MIT. Master’s Thesis Co-supervisor, Fall 2010-Present.
  2. Tavfizi, Arya, MEng MIT.  Master’s Thesis Co-supervisor, Fall 2010-Summer 2011.  Received August 2011.  Thesis Title: “A De-identifier for Electronic Medical Records Based on a Heterogeneous Feature Set.
  3. Burford, Ken, M.S. SUNY, Albany. Research Supervisor, Spring 2010-Summer 2011.
  4. Ryan, Russell J., MEng. MIT.  Master’s Thesis Co-supervisor, Fall 2009-Winter 2011.  Received February 2011.  Thesis Title: “Groundtruth Budgeting: A Novel Approach to Semi-Supervised Relation Extraction in Medical Language.”
  5. Cagan, Ferhat, M.S., SUNY, Albany. Research Supervisor, Fall 2008-Summer 2010, and Master’s Project Supervisor, Spring 2010- Summer 2010.  Received August 2010.  Project Title:  “MultiSmoker: A Tool for Multiple Smoking Status Classifier Combination.”
  6. Zhan, Yu. M.S., SUNY, Albany. Research Supervisor, Fall 2008.
  7. Song, Chen. M.S., SUNY, Albany. Research Supervisor, Spring 2008-Summer 2008.
  8. Qian, Chen.  M.S.  SUNY, Albany. Master’s Project Supervisor, Spring 2007-Summer 2008.  Received August 2008.  Project Title: “Event classification and entity extraction from medical discharge summaries.”
  9. Luo, Yuan. M.S., SUNY, Albany.  Research Supervisor and Master’s Project Supervisor, Spring 2006-Summer 2007.  Received August 2007.  Project Title:  “Clustering Semantic Relations of Noun Phrase Pairs.”
  10. He, Tian. Master of Engineering. MIT CSAIL. Master’s Thesis Co-supervisor, Fall 2006-Summer 2007. Received September 2007.  Thesis Title:  “Coreference Resolution on Entities and Events for Hospital Discharge Summaries.
  11. Sibanda, Tawanda, Bachelor of Science and Master of Engineering, MIT. Master’s Thesis Co-supervisor, Fall 2005-Spring 2006.  Received June 2006.  Thesis Title:  “Was the Patient Cured? Understanding Semantic Categories and Their Relationships in Patient Records.

Undergraduate STUDENTS

  1. Bakou, Ocieka, SUNY, Albany.  Research Supervisor, Spring 2012-Present.
  2. Chasin, Rachel, MIT CSAIL. Research Co-supervisor, Winter 2012-Present.
  3. Gheorghe, Cosmin, MIT CSAIL. Research Supervisor, Winter 2012-Spring 2012.
  4. Quadara, Angelo, SUNY, Albany.  Research Supervisor, Winter 2012.
  5. Nasman, Andrew, SUNY, Albany. Research Supervisor, Summer 2011-Spring 2012.
  6. Furman, Chad, SUNY, Albany. Research Supervisor, Summer 2010-Spring 2011.
  7. Gollakota, Subha Uma, MIT CSAIL.  Research Supervisor, Fall 2009.
  8. Mailoa, Jonathan, MIT CSAIL.  Research Supervisor, Summer 2009-Fall 2009.
  9. Burford, Ken. SUNY, Albany. Research Supervisor, Summer 2009-Summer 2010.
  10. Zhang, Xiaoran (Sharon).  MIT CSAIL. Research Supervisor and Undergraduate Thesis Co-supervisor, Spring 2007-Spring 2008. Received May 2008.  Thesis Title:  “Medical Question Answering System.”
  11. Goldstein, Matthew. MIT CSAIL. Research Supervisor, Spring 2006-Summer 2006.
  12. Pogosyan, Ashkhen. SUNY, Albany. Research Supervisor, Spring 2007-Fall 2007.
  13. He, Tian. MIT CSAIL.  Research Supervisor, Fall 2005-Summer 2006.
  14. Devanandan, Michael. Siena College. Research Supervisor, Spring 2006.
  15. Kannan, Steve.  MIT CSAIL.  Research Supervisor, Fall 2005-Fall 2006.
  16. Sibanda, Tawanda, MIT CSAIL.  Research Supervisor, Spring 2005-Summer 2005.