Researchers in Noah’s ARK

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Current Members

Orevaoghene Ahia, UW Ph.D. student
Tal August, UW Ph.D. student
Hila Gonen, UW postdoc
Suchin Gururangan, UW Ph.D. student
Nikita Haduong, UW Ph.D. student
Jungo Kasai, UW Ph.D. student
Phillip Keung, UW Ph.D. student
Lucy Lin, UW Ph.D. student
Alisa Liu, UW Ph.D. student
Kelvin Luu, UW Ph.D. student
Ana Marasović, AI2/UW postdoc
Phoebe Mulcaire, UW Ph.D. student
Rahul Nadkarni, UW Ph.D. student
Hao Peng, UW Ph.D. student
Ofir Press, UW Ph.D. student
Sofia Serrano, UW Ph.D. student
Yizhong Wang, UW Ph.D. student
Tao Yu, UW postdoc
Noah Smith, UW professor

Ph.D. Alumni

Maarten Sap, Ph.D. 2021, UW (Positive AI with Social Commonsense Models). He is a young investigator at the Allen Institute for AI.
Elizabeth Clark, Ph.D. 2021, UW (Text Generation and Evaluation for Human-Machine Collaborative Writing). She is a research scientist at Google.
Jesse Dodge, Ph.D. 2020, CMU (Towards Efficient and Reproducible Natural Language Processing). He is a young investigator at the Allen Institute for AI.
Dallas Card, Ph.D. 2019, CMU (Accelerating Text-as-Data Research in Computational Social Science). He is a postdoctoral researcher at Stanford University.
Swabha Swayamdipta, Ph.D. 2019, CMU (Syntactic Inductive Biases for Natural Language Processing). She is a young investigator at the Allen Institute for AI.
Sam Thomson, Ph.D. 2019, CMU (Encoding and Decoding Graph Representations of Natural Language). He is a research scientist at Semantic Machines.
Jeffrey Flanigan, Ph.D. 2018, CMU (Parsing and Generation for the Abstract Meaning Representation). He is an assistant professor at the University of California Santa Cruz.
Lingpeng Kong, Ph.D. 2017, CMU (Neural Representation Learning in Linguistic Structured Prediction). He is an assistant professor at Hong Kong University.
Yanchuan Sim, Ph.D. 2016, CMU (Text as Strategic Choice). He is a researcher at A*STAR.
Waleed Ammar, Ph.D. 2016, CMU (Towards a Universal Analyzer of Natural Languages). He is a research scientist at Google.
David Bamman, Ph.D. 2015, CMU (People-Centric Natural Language Processing). He is an assistant professor at the University of California Berkeley.
Dani Yogatama, Ph.D. 2015, CMU (Sparse Models of Natural Language Text). He is a research scientist at DeepMind.
Brendan O'Connor, Ph.D. 2014, CMU (Statistical Text Analysis for Social Science). He is an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Nathan Schneider, Ph.D. 2014, CMU (Lexical Semantic Analysis in Natural Language Text). He is an assistant professor at Georgetown University.
Tae Yano, Ph.D. 2013, CMU (Text as Actuator: Text-Driven Response Modeling and Prediction in Politics). She is a research scientist at Expedia.
Kevin Gimpel, Ph.D. 2012, CMU (Discriminative Feature-Rich Modeling for Syntax-Based Machine Translation). He is an assistant professor at the Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago.
André Martins, Ph.D. 2012, CMU (The Geometry of Constrained Structured Prediction: Applications to Inference and Learning of Natural Language Syntax). He is head of research at Unbabel and associate professor at Instituto Superior Técnico.
Dipanjan Das, Ph.D. 2012, CMU (Semi-Supervised and Latent-Variable Models of Natural Language Semantics). He is a research scientist at Google.
Shay Cohen, Ph.D. 2011, CMU (Computational Learning of Probabilistic Grammars in the Unsupervised Setting). He is a reader (associate professor equivalent) at the University of Edinburgh.
Michael Heilman, Ph.D. 2011, CMU (Automatic Factual Question Generation from Text). He is a data scientist at Civis Analytics.

Postdoctoral Alumni

Sarah Dreier, 2019–21, UW. Now: assistant professor at the University of New Mexico.
Nikos Pappas, 2019–21, UW. Now: research scientist at Amazon.
Rik Koncel-Kedziorski, 2019–21, UW. Now: research scientist at Amazon.
Rachel Rudinger, 2019–20, AI2/UW. Now: assistant professor at the University of Maryland.
Emily Gade, 2018–19, UW. Now: assistant professor at Emory University.
Gabi Stanovsky, 2018–20, AI2/UW. Now: faculty at Hebrew University.
Roy Schwartz, 2016–19, UW/AI2. Now: faculty at Hebrew University.
Yangfeng Ji, 2016–18, UW. Now: assistant professor at the University of Virginia.
Chenhao Tan, 2016–17, UW. Now: assistant professor at the University of Chicago.
Fei Liu, 2013–15, CMU. Now: assistant professor at the University of Central Florida.
Chris Dyer, 2010–12, CMU. Now: research scientst at DeepMind.
Behrang Mohit, 2010–12, CMU-Q. Now: research scientist at Apple.

Masters Alumni

Ethan Chau, M.S. 2021, UW
Zeyu Blarry Wang, M.S. 2021, UW
Zhaofeng Wu, M.S. 2021, UW
Xuhui Zhou, M.S. 2021, UW
Xinyi Wu, M.S. 2020, UW
Sam Gehman, M.S. 2020, UW
Karishma Mandyam, M.S. 2020, UW
Tam Dang, M.S. 2019, UW
Ron Fan, M.S. 2019, UW
Aishwarya Nirmal, M.S. 2019, UW
Deric Pang, M.S. 2019, UW
Suchin Gururangan, M.S. 2018, UW
Yi Zhu, M.S. 2017, UW
Rohan Ramanath, M.S. 2015, CMU
Victor Chahuneau, M.S. 2013, CMU
Cari (Sisson) Bader, M.S. 2008, CMU
Mengqiu Wang, M.S. 2007, CMU

Other ARK Associates

Undergraduates, research programmers, visitors, etc.

Judit Ács (UW visitor, 2018–19)
Miguel Ballesteros (CMU visitor, 2014–16)
Rishav Bhowmick (CMU-Q B.S., 2010)
Ethan Chau (UW B.S., 2020)
Desai Chen (CMU B.S., 2010)
Philip Gianfortoni (CMU research programmer, 2009–10)
Swapna Gottipati (CMU visitor, 2012)
Mohammad Haque (CMU B.S., 2010)
Mourad Heddaya (UW B.S., 2020)
Adhiguna Kuncoro (UW visitor, 2016)
Dimitry Levin (CMU B.S., 2010)
Nelson Liu (UW B.S., 2019)
Yijia Liu (UW visitor, 2016–18)
Philip Massey (CMU B.S., 2015)
Zack McCord (CMU B.S., )
Bill McDowell (CMU research programmer, 2013–14)
Jacob Morrison (UW B.S., 2017)
Tobi Owoputi (CMU B.S., 2014)
Zach Paine (CMU research programmer, 2008)
Ben Plaut (CMU B.S., 2016)
Daniel Preoțiuc-Pietro (CMU visitor, 2013)
Naomi Saphra (CMU B.S., 2013)
Neel Shah (CMU B.S., 2010)
Shil Sinha (CMU B.S., 2013)
Tal Stramer (CMU B.S., 2011)
Dan Tasse (CMU B.S., 2008)
Mattt Thompson (CMU BA, 2009)
Johnny Wei (UW visitor, 2017)
Patrick Xia (CMU B.S., 2016)
Qiaolin Xia (UW visitor, 2018–19)
Michael Zhang (UW B.S., 2020)
Xiaote Zhu (CMU B.S., 2017)