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    Faculty Recruiting MORE EVENTS MORE CPT Workshop 12 00 pm Wed Feb 12 CPT Workshop 12 00 pm Wed Mar 26 Distinguished Lecture Series Aerial Robot Swarms 11 00 am Wed Apr 9 Davis Auditorium CEPSR Vijay Kumar University of Pennsylvania CPT Workshop 12 00 pm Wed Apr 16 Distinguished Lecture Series TBD 11 00 am Mon Apr 21 Davis Auditorium CEPSR Yuanyuan Zhou University of California San Diego CPT Workshop 12 00 pm Tue May 6 CPT Workshop 12 00 pm Wed Jun 11 NEWS MORE Team wins first place in Juniper Comcast Software Defined Network SDN Competition improving network utilization and quality of user experience under dynamic network Vladimir Vapnik awarded the NEC Foundation s C C Prize for establishing Statistical Learning Theory and practical learning algorithms Adam Waksman and Matthew Suozzo win Best Student Paper Award at ACM SIGSAC for Identification of Stealthy Malicious Logic presented at the Conf Computer Comm Security Augustin Chaintreau and co authors win Best Paper at ACM USENIX IMC The conference which took place in Barcelona in October investigates Internet measurement Anargyros Papageorgiou and Joseph Traub s publication designated as Editors Suggestion in Physical Review A Measures of quantum computing speedup cited

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    3D shape modeling Hirschberg Julia B Department Chair Percy K and Vida L W Hudson Professor of Computer Science Office 705 CEPSR 450F CSB Phone 212 939 7114 Email Research Interests Computational Linguistics Natural Language Processing Prosody Emotional Speech Spoken Dialogue Systems Deceptive Speech Entrainment alignment In Dialogue Text to scene Generation Speech Summarization Code switching Hsu Daniel J Assistant Professor Office 702 CEPSR Phone 212 939 7046 Email Research Interests Algorithmic Statistics And Machine Learning Jebara Tony Associate Professor Office 605 CEPSR Phone 212 939 7079 Email Research Interests Machine Learning Vision Graph Algorithms Spatio Temporal Data Kaiser Gail E Professor Office 607 CEPSR Phone 212 939 7081 212 939 7173 Email Research Interests Social Software Engineering Collaborative Work Privacy And Security Software Reliability Self managing Systems Parallel And Distributed Systems Web Technologies Information Management And Software Development Environments And Tools Kender John R Professor Office 622 CEPSR Phone 212 939 7115 Email Research Interests Computer Vision Video Understanding Visual User Interfaces Artificial Intelligence Keromytis Angelos D Associate Professor Office 515 CSB Phone 212 939 7095 Email Research Interests Security Cryptography Networks Operating Systems Distributed Systems Kim Martha A Assistant Professor Office 469 CSB Phone 212 939 7094 Email Research Interests Computer Architecture Hardware Systems Hardware Software Interaction And Parallel Hardware And Software Systems Lee Jae Woo Lecturer in Discipline Office 715 CEPSR Phone 212 939 7066 Email Research Interests Computer Science Education Networks Software Engineering Cloud Computing Lewko Allison Assistant Professor Office 519 CSB Phone 212 939 7045 Email Research Interests Cryptography Harmonic Analysis Combinatorics And Distributed Computing Malkin Tal G Associate Professor Office 514 CSB Phone 212 939 7097 Email Research Interests Cryptography Complexity Theory Security Randomized Algorithms McKeown Kathleen Henry and Gertrude Rothschilds Professor of Computer Science Office 722 CEPSR Phone 212 939 7118 Email Research Interests Natural Language Processing Summarization Multimedia Digital Libraries Misra Vishal Associate Professor Office 512 CSB Phone 212 939 7061 Email Research Interests Networking Modeling And Performance Evaluation Information Theory Nayar Shree K T C Chang Professor of Computer Science Office 621 CEPSR Phone 212 939 7092 Email Research Interests Computer Vision Computer Graphics Robotics Human Computer Interfaces Nieh Jason Associate Professor Office 518 CSB Phone 212 939 7160 Email Research Interests Operating Systems Mobile Computing Cloud Computing Networking Security Nowick Steven Professor Chair of Computer Engineering Program Office 508 CSB Phone 212 939 7056 Email Research Interests Asynchronous And Mixed Timing Digital Circuits And Systems Computer Aided Design Networks on Chip Interconnection Networks For Parallel Processors Low Power Digital Design Pe er Dana Assistant Professor Joint with Biology Phone 212 854 4397 Email Research Interests Computational Biology Machine Learning Biological Networks Genomics And Systems Biology Pe er Itsik G Associate Professor Office 505 CSB Phone 212 939 7135 Email Research Interests Computational Biology Genomics Bioinformatics Pena Mora Feniosky Professor Joint with Civili Engineering and Engineering Mechanics and with Earth and Environmental Engineering Phone 212 854 3082 Email Research Interests Information Technology Support For Collaboration In Preparedness Response And Recovery During

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    J Demme John D 467 CSB Du Peter 212 939 7038 487 CSB El Kholy Ahmed Elfardy Heba Elkahky Ali Erb Ian R 267 664 0093 516 CSB Farra Noura Feng Jie 917 376 5671 Gordon Joshua B 267 971 8369 Guo Weiwei 212 870 1283 Hadfield Stuart A 451 CSB Hu Gang 212 939 7038 487 CSB 611 CEPSR Huang Yipeng 248 505 0347 467 CSB Jee Kangkook 212 939 7052 504 CSB Jeon Younghoon 212 939 7038 487 CSB Jermyn Jill 646 775 6031 7LW1 CEPSR Jiang Weiwei 467 CSB Jung YoungHoon 467 CSB Kambadur Melanie R 467 CSB Kang Yuan J 646 775 6031 7LW1 CEPSR Kemerlis Vasileios P 212 939 7030 522 CSB Khan Khattak Faiza Kim Jong Yul 646 775 6064 721 CEPSR Kim Kyung Hwa 212 939 7117 721 CEPSR Kontaxis Georgios 212 939 7051 521 CSB Krell Fernando 212 939 7096 516 CSB Lairmore Lianne 646 775 6031 7LW1 CEPSR Lecuyer Mathias 212 939 7107 6LW5 CEPSR Levitan Rivka 212 939 7122 726 CEPSR Levitan Sarah Ita 212 939 7147 7LW3 CEPSR Li Dingzeyu 212 939 7195 6LE4 CEPSR Li Hongzhi 646 775 6080 Li Yinxiao 212 939 7085 7LW1 CEPSR Liu Hung Yi 467 CSB Liu Jiongxin 917 628 1152 613 CEPSR Lottarini Andrea Lu Xin 212 939 7038 487 CSB Ma Wei Yun 212 280 0852 725 CEPSR Mantovani Paolo 347 915 5573 467 CSB May Avner 212 939 7116 701 CEPSR Miau Daniel 212 939 7077 212 939 6038 603 CEPSR Miranda Alexander Neill Richard 212 939 6095 Neubauer Lindsay 212 939 7100 6LE1 CEPSR Oda Ohan Oliveira Igor C 212 939 7096 516 CSB Orfanou Anthi 212 939 7096 451 CSB 516 CSB Ouyang Jessica 212 939 7122 726 CEPSR Palamara Pier Francesco 212 939 7054 506 CSB Paparas Dimitrios 212 939 7059 511 CSB Paparrizos Ioannis K 212 939 7121 725 CEPSR Pappas Vasilis 212 939 7068 520 CSB Petinot Yves 212 939 7120 724 CEPSR Petsios Theofilos 212 939 7177 490 CSB Polychroniou Orestis 212 939 7059 725 CEPSR Pomonis Marios 212 939 7177 490 CSB Prabhakaran Vinodkumar Prokofieva Anna 212 939 7112 703 CEPSR Psallidas Fotis Ramachandran Arthi 212 939 7055 618 CEPSR Rasooli Mohammad sadegh Riederer Christopher J 212 939 7055 618 CEPSR Rosenthal Sara Stolbach 212 939 7122 726 CEPSR Rush Alexander 212 939 7116 701 CEPSR Salloum Wael S 201 253 9635 Sanchez Garcia Felix Schmitz Jared 467 CSB Sheth Swapneel K 212 939 7184 212 939 7084 608 CEPSR Sinha Kanad 467 CSB Sitaridi Evangelia 212 939 7052 504 CSB Sivakorn Suphannee 212 939 7177 490 CSB Smith Breannan 212 939 7076 602 CEPSR Smith Brian A 212 939 7091 617 CEPSR Song Wonsang 646 775 6066 721 CEPSR Soto Martinez Victor 212 939 7116 701 CEPSR Spahn Riley 212 939 7038 487 CSB Srinivasan Suman R 212 939 7192 Su Fang hsiang 646 775 6031 7LW1 CEPSR Sukan Mengu 212 939 7077 212 939 6038 603 CEPSR Sun Timothy 212 939

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    Laboratories America Inc where he currently works in the Machine Learning group Prof Vapnik has taught and researched in computer science theoretical and applied statistics for over 30 years He has published seven books and over a hundred research papers His major achievements have been the development of a general theory for minimizing the expected risk of losses using empirical data and a new type of learning machine called Support Vector machine that possesses a high level of generalization ability These techniques have been used to solve many pattern recognition and regression estimation problems and have been applied to the problems of dependency estimation forecasting and constructing intelligent machines Prof Vapnik has been a Member of Scientific Advisory Board of Health Discovery Corp since July 2004 He serves as a Member of Scientific Advisory Board at Rules Based Medicine Inc He serves as a Member of the Scientific Board of KXEN Inc also known as Knowledge Extraction Engines He is the 2003 winner of the Humboldt Research Award Prof Vapnik one of the fathers of Statistical Learning Theory He received his Masters Degree in Mathematics in 1958 at Uzbek State University Samarkand USSR He received his Ph D in statistics at the Institute of Control Sciences Moscow in 1964 Personal Site Featured Article from the Columbia Engineering Unlocking a Complex World Mathematically PDF Machine Learning Faculty David Waltz David Waltz CCLS Director Bio David L Waltz has been Director of the Center for Computational Learning Systems CCLS at Columbia University since 2003 He was formerly President of the NEC Research Institute in Princeton and from 1984 1993 was Director of Advanced Information Systems at Thinking Machines Corporation and Professor of Computer Science at Brandeis University He had also been Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois CSL and ECE Department for 11 years Waltz served as president of AAAI American Association for Artificial Intelligence from 1997 1999 and is a Fellow of AAAI and ACM Association for Computing Machinery a Senior Member of IEEE Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers and former Chairman of ACM SIGART Special Interest Group on Artificial Intelligence He is currently on the Army Research Lab Technical Advisory Board and the Advisory Board of the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition the Technical Advisory Board of 4C Cork Constraint Computation Center Ireland and has served on recent external advisory boards for Rutgers University Carnegie Mellon University Brown University and EPFL Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne He is on the Advisory Board for IEEE Intelligent Systems and the Computing Community Consortium Board of the CRA Computing Research Association and NSF Computer Science Advisory Board Dr Waltz received all his degrees from MIT including his Ph D for work at the MIT AI Lab His thesis on computer vision originated the field of constraint propagation and with Craig Stanfill he originated the field of memory based reasoning branch of CBR Case Based Reasoning His current primary research interest is in machine learning applications especially to the electric power grid His research interests have also included massively parallel information retrieval data mining learning and automatic classification with applications protein structure prediction and natural language processing Personal Site Faculty Augustin Chaintreau Vishal Misra Dan Rubenstein Henning Schulzrinne Yechiam Yemini Networking Labs and Groups Distributed Computing and Communications Laboratory Distributed Network Analysis Research Group Internet Real Time Laboratory Courses COMS W4119 Computer Networks COMS W4180 Intro to Network Security COMS W4261 Intro to Cryptography COMS W4995 Intro to Semantic Web COMS E6998 Advanced Topic in Machine Learning Networking Faculty Augustin Chaintreau Augustin Chaintreau Assistant Professor Interests Networked Algorithms Social Networks Mobile Computing Stochastic Networks Bio Augustin Chaintreau is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University His research by experience in industry is centered on real world impact and emerging computing trends while his training in mathematics and theoretical computer science is focused on guiding principles He designed and proved the first reliable scalable and network fair multicast architecture while working at IBM during his Ph D He conducted the first measurement experience of human mobility as a communication transport tool while working for Intel and as member of the Technical Staff of Technicolor formerly Thomson showed that opportunistic caching in mobile networks can optimally take advantage of social properties He is now working on internetworking social network services through distributed algorithms and opportunistic architecture to vastly expand how your data and the web deal with everyday objects and your social environment An ex student of the Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris he earned a Ph D in mathematics and computer science in 2006 He has been an active member of the networking research community serving in the program commitee of ACM SIGCOMM ACM CoNEXT ACM SIGMETRICS ACM MobiCom ACM MobiHoc ACM IMC IEEE Infocom He is also an editor for IEEE TMC ACM SIGCOMM CCR ACM SIGMOBILE MC2R Personal Site Networking Faculty Vishal Misra Vishal Misra Associate Professor Interests Networking modeling and performance evaluation internet economics Bio Vishal Misra is an Associate Professor and Vice Chair of the Department He received his B Tech from IIT Bombay 1992 and an MS and PhD from University of Massachusetts at Amherst 2000 He has received an NSF CAREER Award a DoE CAREER Award and Google and IBM Faculty Awards His research emphasis is on mathematical modeling of networking systems bridging the gap between practice and analysis His recent work includes the areas of Internet economics wireless scheduling mechanisms and peer to peer systems He has served as the guest editor for the Journal of Performance Evaluation was TPC co chair of Sigmetrics 2008 General Chair in 2010 and serves on the editorial board of IEEE ACM Transactions on Networking and Elsevier Journal of Performance Evaluation Personal Site Featured Article from the Columbia Engineering Boosting Profits with Peer to Peer Networks PDF Networking Faculty Dan Rubenstein Dan Rubenstein Associate Professor Interests Computer networks network robustness and security multimedia networking performance evaluation algorithms low power networking Bio Dan Rubenstein is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Columbia University He received a B S degree in mathematics from M I T an M A in math from UCLA and a PhD in computer science from University of Massachusetts Amherst His research interests are in network technologies applications and performance analysis with a recent emphasis on resilient secure and ultra low power networking He is an editor for IEEE ACM Transactions on Networking was program chair of IFIP Networking 2010 and ACM Sigmetrics 2011 and has received an NSF CAREER Award IBM Faculty Award the Best Student Paper award from the ACM SIGMETRICS 2000 conference and Paper awards from the IEEE ICNP 2003 Conference ACM CoNext 2008 Conference and IEEE Communications 2011 Personal Site Featured Article from the Columbia Engineering Networking Your Wallet Credit Cards and Keys PDF Networking Faculty Henning Schulzrinne Henning Schulzrinne Julian Clarence Levi Professor Interests Computer networks multimedia systems mobile and wireless systems ubiquitous and pervasive computing Bio Prof Henning Schulzrinne is Julian Clarence Levi Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University He received his undergraduate degree in economics and electrical engineering from the Darmstadt University of Technology Germany his MSEE degree as a Fulbright scholar from the University of Cincinnati Ohio and his Ph D from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst Massachusetts He was a member of technical staff at AT T Bell Laboratories Murray Hill and an associate department head at GMD Fokus Berlin before joining the Computer Science and Electrical Engineering departments at Columbia University New York From 2004 to 2009 he served as chair of the Department of Computer Science From 2010 to 2011 he was an Engineering Fellow at the Federal Communications Commission FCC He is editor of the Computer Communications Journal the ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing the ComSoc Surveys Tutorials and a former editor of the IEEE Transactions on Image Processing Journal of Communications and Networks IEEE ACM Transactions on Networking and the IEEE Internet Computing Magazine He has been a member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Communications Society and is vice chair of ACM SIGCOMM former chair of the IEEE Communications Society Technical Committees on Computer Communications and the Internet and has been technical program chair of Global Internet IEEE Infocom 2000 ACM NOSSDAV IEEE IM IPTComm 2008 IFIP Networking 2009 and IPtel and general co Chair of ACM Multimedia 2004 and ICNP 2009 He serves on the Internet2 Applications Middleware and Services Advisory Council and have led a working in the NSF GENI project He also has been a member of the IAB Internet Architecture Board He serves on a number of conference and journal steering committees including for the IEEE ACM Transactions on Networking He has published more than 200 journal and conference papers and more than 50 Internet RFCs Protocols co developed by him are now Internet standards used by almost all Internet telephony and multimedia applications His research interests include Internet multimedia systems quality of service and performance evaluation He served as Chief Scientist for FirstHand Technologies and Chief Scientific Advisor for Ubiquity Software Corporation He is a Fellow of the IEEE has received the New York City Mayor s Award for Excellence in Science and Technology the VON Pioneer Award TCCC service award and the IEEE Region 1 William Terry Award for Lifetime Distinguished Service to IEEE Personal Site Featured Article from the Columbia Engineering Sensing Our Connected World PDF Networking Faculty Yechiam Yemini Yechiam Yemini Professor Bio Yechiam Yemini YY is a Professor of computer science at Columbia University His current research interests include computational biology and biological networks for his previous networking research and the DCC lab visit http www cs columbia edu dcc He is currently teaching the Computational Genomics class W4761 visit www cs columbia edu 4761 for extensive course notes Professor Yemini has also been a co founder of Comverse Technology 1983 http www comverse com System Management Arts SMARTS 1993 http www smarts com acquired by EMC in 2005 and Arootz 2006 http www arootz com He has served as a director and advisory board member of several high tech companies and as a member of several government technology commissions and working groups his spare time is devoted to eclectic activities ranging from gourmet cooking to sand sculpturing see http www cs columbia edu yemini charleston Personal Site Featured Article from the Columbia Engineering Turning Students into Entrepreneurs PDF Faculty Michael Collins Julia Hirschberg Kathleen McKeown Research Scientists Mona Diab Nizar Habash Rebecca Passonneau Owen Rambow NLP and Speech Overview Natural Language Processing and Spoken Language Processing involves computational approaches to the analysis and generation of text and speech At Columbia these include text and speech summarization question answering machine translation syntax and parsing language generation spoken dialogue systems semantic representation and analysis and the study of emotional and deceptive speech in English Arabic and Mandarin inter alia Labs and Groups Natural Language Processing Group Spoken Language Processing Group Courses COMS W4705 Natural Language Processing COMS W4706 Spoken Language Processing COMS E6998 Computational Approaches to Emotional Speech COMS E6998 Topic courses that focus on NLP COMS E6998 Machine Translation COMS E6998 NLP for the Web COMS E6998 Search Engine Technologies COMS E6998 Statistical Methods for NLP NLP and Speech Faculty Michael Collins Michael Collins Vikram S Pandit Professor Interests Natural language processing and machine learning Bio My research interests are in natural language processing and machine learning I completed a PhD in computer science from the University of Pennsylvania in December 1998 From January 1999 to November 2002 I was a researcher at AT T Labs Research and from January 2003 until December 2010 I was an assistant associate professor at MIT I joined Columbia University in January 2011 Personal Site NLP and Speech Faculty Julia Hirschberg Julia Hirschberg Department Chair Professor Interests Natural language processing spoken language processing spoken dialogue systems deceptive speech Bio Julia Hirschberg is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at Columbia University She received her PhD in Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania after previously doing a PhD in sixteenth century Mexican social history at the University of Michigan and teaching history at Smith She worked at Bell Laboratories and AT T Laboratories Research from 1985 2003 as a Member of Technical Staff and a Department Head creating the Human Computer Interface Research Department there She served as editor in chief of Computational Linguistics from 1993 2003 and was an editor in chief of Speech Communication from 2003 2006 she is currently on the Editorial Board She was on the Executive Board of the Association for Computational Linguistics ACL from 1993 2003 has been on the Permanent Council of International Conference on Spoken Language Processing ICSLP since 1996 She served on the board of the International Speech Communication Association ISCA from 1999 2007 as President 2005 2007 She is on the board of the CRA W and has been active in working for diversity at AT T and at Columbia She has been a fellow of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence since 1994 and an ISCA Fellow since 2008 She received a Columbia Engineering School Alumni Association CESAA Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award in 2009 and is a member of the University Senate Her research focuses on spoken language processing in particular spoken dialogue systems emotional speech intonation and text to speech synthesis Personal Site Featured Article from the Columbia Engineering Recognizing the Melody of Speech PDF NLP and Speech Faculty Kathleen McKeown Kathleen McKeown Henry and Gertrude Rothschilds Professor of Computer Science Interests Artificial intelligence natural language processing language generation multimedia explanation text summarization user interfaces user modeling digital libraries Bio Kathleen R McKeown is the Henry and Gertrude Rothschild Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University She served as Department Chair from 1998 2003 Her research interests include text summarization natural language generation multi media explanation digital libraries concept to speech generation and natural language interfaces McKeown received the Ph D in Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania in 1982 and has been at Columbia since then In 1985 she received a National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator Award in 1991 she received a National Science Foundation Faculty Award for Women in 1994 was selected as a AAAI Fellow and in 2003 was elected as an ACM Fellow McKeown is also quite active nationally She serves as a board member of the Computing Research Association and serves as secretary of the board She served as President of the Association of Computational Linguistics in 1992 Vice President in 1991 and Secretary Treasurer for 1995 1997 She has served on the Executive Council of the Association for Artificial Intelligence and was co program chair of their annual conference in 1991 Personal Site Featured Article from the Columbia Engineering Summarizing the News Automatically PDF NLP and Speech Faculty Mona Diab Mona Diab Research Scientist Bio Mona Diab is a Research Scientist at the Center for Computational Learning Systems CCLS She is also a co founder of the CADIM group which addresses issues related to Arabic dialect computational processing Before joining CCLS in February 2005 Mona earned her PhD in Computational Linguistics in the University of Maryland College Park in 2003 Her thesis was in computational lexical semantics specifically looking at issues of multilingual processing and word senses under the supervision of Philip Resnik You can get a copy of her thesis here In July 2003 Mona started a postdoc position under the mentorship of Daniel Jurafsky at the Center for Spoken Language Processing at the University of Colorado Boulder then later in December she moved to Stanford University as a postdoctoral research scientist in the NLP group Mona s research interests span several areas in computational linguistics computational lexical semantics multilingual processing machine translation computational socio linguistics and information extraction text analytics Her current research focus is Arabic Natural Language Processing with a special interest in Arabic dialects Mona is currently the elected secretary for the Association for Computational Linguistics Special Interest Group for Semitic Language Processing SIG Semitic and the elected secretary for SIG Lexical issues SIGLEX She is a member of the Editorial board for the Journal of Language Resources and Evaluation Mona is also an elected University Senator representing the research community at Columbia University Personal Site NLP and Speech Faculty Nizar Habash Nizar Habash Research Scientist Bio Nizar Habash is a research scientist at the Center for Computational Learning Systems in Columbia University where he has worked since 2004 He received a B Sc in Computer Engineering and a B A in Linguistics and Languages from Old Dominion University in 1997 He received his Ph D in 2003 from the Computer Science Department University of Maryland College Park His Ph D thesis is titled Generation Heavy Hybrid Machine Translation In 2005 he co founded the Columbia Arabic Dialect Modeling CADIM group with Mona Diab and Owen Rambow Nizarï ½s research includes work on machine translation natural language generation lexical semantics morphological analysis generation and disambiguation syntactic parsing and annotation and computational modeling of Arabic and its dialects Nizar currently serves as secretary of the board of AMTA Association for Machine Translation in the Americas and of IAMT International Association for Machine Translation He served as vice president of the Semitic Language Special Interest Group in the Association of Computational Linguistics ACL 2006 2009 He also served as the research community representative on the AMTA board 2006 2008 He previously served as a research program co chair for the AMTA 2006 conference the Workshop on Computational Approaches to Semitic Languages ACL 2005 and the Workshop on Machine Translation for Semitic Languages MT Summit 2003 Nizar has published over 80 papers in international conferences and journals and has given numerous lectures and tutorials for academic and industrial audiences Personal Site NLP and Speech Faculty Rebecca Passonneau Rebecca Passonneau Research Scientist Bio Rebecca J Passonneau is a Senior Research Scientist at Columbia University s Center for Computational Learning Systems and currently the Acting Director She received her Ph D in Linguistics from the University of Chicago in 1985 where she collaborated heavily with cognitive scientists and statisticians From the time of her degree to the present she has worked on problems in computational linguistics and natural language processing at Columbia University AT T Research Labs the University of Maryland Bellcore the Educational Testing Service and the former Paoli Research Center Her recent research contributions have been in robust spoken dialogue system architectures methods to integrate unstructured free text data with structured data for machine learning and linguistically motivated approaches to noisy spoken or textual input Her work on spoken dialogue systems relies on a combination of ensembles of strategies for spoken language understanding closer integration of spoken language understanding with dialogue management and greater reliance on context to resolve noise in recognition output She has also made significant contributions in evaluation of automated summarization experimental design and development of community wide annotated corpus resources Her earlier work focused on theoretical and empirical models of discourse structure reference and temporal semantics and pragmatics Her publications include over seventy journal articles and referred conference proceedings Personal Site NLP and Speech Faculty Owen Rambow Owen Rambow Research Scientist Bio Owen Rambow is a Research Scientist at the Center for Computational Learning Systems at Columbia University New York He received his Ph D in Computer and Information Sciences from the University of Pennsylvania in 1994 Rambow s research interests lie in the areas of formal representations for linguistic knowledge especially syntax and lexical semantics and applications of such representations to summarization natural language generation and dialog systems His recent work has used machine learning in combination with sophisticated linguistic representations For example he has used machine learning to determine optimal ways of achieving communicative goals in dialog systems and to make surface generation choices in natural language generation Work on email summarization uses features both general and specific to email to automatically learn what information to include in summaries of multi party email threads Current work also includes a project aimed at finding an optimal representation for the lexicon morphology and syntax of a group of closely related languages dialects Personal Site Faculty Steven Bellovin Roxana Geambasu Angelos Keromytis Allison Lewko Tal Malkin Simha Sethmadhavan Salvatore Stolfo Junfeng Yang Security and Privacy Overview Security and privacy research includes intrusion detection systems cryptology privacy preserving computation and search usability of security interfaces self healing systems denial of service system hardening information accountability hardware enabled security and insider threats Labs and Groups Computer Architecture and Security Technology Lab Intrusion Detection Systems Network Security Laboratory Systems Security Center Courses COMS W4118 Operating systems I COMS W4156 Advanced software engineering COMS W4180 Network Security COMS W4187 Security Architecture and Engineering COMS W4261 Introduction to Cryptography COMS E6183 Security COMS E6184 Privacy Anonymity COMS E6185 Introduction to Cryptography or Intrusion Detection COMS E6261 Advanced Cryptography Security and Privacy Faculty Steven Bellovin Steven Bellovin Professor Interests Internet security computer security privacy information technology policy Bio Steven M Bellovin is a professor of computer science at Columbia University where he does research on networks security and especially why the two don t get along He joined the faculty in 2005 after many years at Bell Labs and AT T Labs Research where he was an AT T Fellow He received a BA degree from Columbia University and an MS and PhD in Computer Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill While a graduate student he helped create Netnews for this he and the other perpetrators were given the 1995 Usenix Lifetime Achievement Award The Flame He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and is serving on the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board of the National Academies the Department of Homeland Security s Science and Technology Advisory Committee and the Technical Guidelines Development Committee of the Election Assistance Commission he has also received the 2007 NIST NSA National Computer Systems Security Award Bellovin is the co author of Firewalls and Internet Security Repelling the Wily Hacker and holds a number patents on cryptographic and network protocols He has served on many National Research Council study committees including those on information systems trustworthiness the privacy implications of authentication technologies and cybersecurity research needs he was also a member of the information technology subcommittee of an NRC study group on science versus terrorism He was a member of the Internet Architecture Board from 1996 2002 he was co director of the Security Area of the IETF from 2002 through 2004 Personal Site Featured Article from the Columbia Engineering Protecting Privacy in Complex Systems PDF Security and Privacy Faculty Roxana Geambasu Roxana Geambasu Assistant Professor Bio Her research lies in the general operating systems area centering on cloud computing and computer security Cloud computing is the computing paradigm today and likely will be in the foreseeable future computer security is one of the biggest challenges in computer science Geambasu has made astounding contributions to both areas Her prior results have won her two Best Paper Awards at top security and systems conferences and a Google PhD fellowship in cloud computing and were featured in media outlets ranging from The New York Times to National Public Radio Personal Site Security and Privacy Faculty Angelos Keromytis Angelos Keromytis Associate Professor Interests Computer and network security Bio Angelos Keromytis is an associate professor in the Computer Science department at Columbia University in New York He is also the director of the Network Security Lab His general research interests are in systems and network security and cryptography His current interests revolve around software hardening system self healing network denial of service information accountability and privacy In the past he was an active participant in the IETF Internet Engineering Task Force and in particular the IPsec and IPSP Working Groups He occasionally contributed to the OpenBSD operating system he was the primary author of the IPsec stack and the OpenBSD Cryptographic Framework OCF which was later ported to FreeBSD and NetBSD Other large projects he worked on in the past include the KeyNote trust management system and the STRONGMAN access control management system the AEGIS secure bootstrap architecture and the SwitchWare Active Network architecture Personal Site Featured Article from the Columbia Engineering Protecting Computers After the Barbarians are Inside the Gate PDF Security and Privacy Faculty Allison Lewko Allison Lewko Assistant Professor Interests Cryptography complexity theory harmonic analysis combinatorics and distributed computing Bio I am an assistant professor in the computer science department at Columbia University My current areas of research are cryptography complexity theory harmonic analysis combinatorics and distributed computing Previously I was a postdoctoral researcher at Microsoft Research New England I completed my Ph d in Computer Science at UT Austin advised by Brent Waters I have also received a certificate of advanced study in mathematics from the University of Cambridge and earned my bachelor s degree in mathematics from Princeton University Personal Site Security and Privacy Faculty Tal Malkin Tal Malkin Associate Professor Interests Cryptography information and network security foundations of computer science computational complexity distributed computation randomness in computation Bio Tal Malkin is an associate professor of Computer Science at Columbia University where she directs the Cryptography Lab She received her Ph D in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2000 and joined Columbia after three years as a research scientist in the Secure Systems Research Department at AT T Labs Research Her research interests are in cryptography security complexity theory and related areas She has served on program committees and steering committees for over twenty international conferences on cryptography theoretical computer science and security She chaired the CT RSA conference and is on the editorial board for the Theory of Computing Journal Prof Malkin is the recipient an NSF CAREER award an IBM faculty partnership award Google Faculty Research award and a research fellowship of the Columbia University Diversity Initiative Her research has been funded by NSF NSA NYSIA DHS IARPA and gifts from Google IBM Mitsubishi and NEC Personal Site Featured Article from the Columbia Engineering Securing the Lock after the Key is Stolen PDF Security and Privacy Faculty Simha Sethmadhavan Simha Sethmadhavan Assistant Professor Interests Computer architecture hardware security Bio Prof Simha Sethumadhavan is an assistant professor of computer science at Columbia University in New York At Columbia he directs the computer architecture and security technologies lab CASTL Research at CASTL is targeted at solving two important problems that threaten to stall computing advances energy inefficiency and the lack of security and erosion of privacy in computing systems Prof Sethumadhavan obtained his PhD from UTAustin in 2007 Personal Site Featured Article from the Columbia Engineering Designing Secure Hardware PDF Security and Privacy Faculty Salvatore Stolfo Salvatore Stolfo Professor Interests Computer security intrusion detection systems parallel computing artificial intelligence machine learning Bio Salvatore J Stolfo is Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University He received his Ph D from NYU Courant Institute in 1979 and has been on the faculty of Columbia ever since He won an IBM Faculty Development Award early in his academic career in 1983 He has published several books and well over 200 scientific papers since then several winning best paper awards in the areas of parallel computing AI knowledge based systems data mining and most recently computer security and intrusion detection systems see www cs columbia edu ids He has been granted 26 patents in the areas of parallel computing and database inference and computer security most have been licensed or sold His research has been supported by DARPA NSF ONR NSA CIA IARPA AFOSR ARO NIST DHS and numerous companies and state agencies over the years while at Columbia Professor Stolfo has mentored over 30 PhD students 26 have graduated to date and many dozens of Masterï ½s students His most recent research is devoted to payload anomaly detection for zero day exploits secure private querying private and anonymous network trace synthesis for Predict org Symbiotic embedded machines automatic bait generation for trap based defense to mitigate the insider threat and he recently conducted a study in the area of multi core parallel computing Personal Site Featured Article from the Columbia Engineering Using Anomalies to Defend Against Insiders PDF Security and Privacy Faculty Junfeng Yang Junfeng Yang Assistant Professor Interests Operating systems software reliability programming languages security distributedsystems software engineering Bio Junfeng Yang s research spans operating systems programming languages security and software engineering with a focus on creating reliable and secure systems He is currently an assistant professor at Columbia leading the Reliable Computer Systems lab RCS In 2008 he received his PhD from Stanford where he developed eXplode a general lightweight system for effectively finding storage system errors From 2007 2008 he was at Microsoft Research Silicon Valley extending eXplode to check production distributed systems His work has led to numerous reliability patches to real systems such as the Linux kernel a technology transfer to the Microsoft Azure platform and a best paper award at OSDI 04 Personal Site Featured Article from the Columbia Engineering Weaving More Reliable Software PDF Faculty Alfred Aho Roxana Geambasu Luis Gravano Gail Kaiser Jason Nieh Kenneth Ross Junfeng Yang Software Systems Overview Our systems research includes a broad range of topics encompassing architecture sensitive database system design cloud computing collaborative work computer and network privacy and security concurrent and parallel systems database systems data warehousing deterministic multithreading distributed systems information extraction and management file systems mobile computing multicore systems multimedia systems operating systems performance evaluation programming languages and compilers quantum computing query languages and processing social media mining software development environments and tools software engineering software reliability software testing thin client computing virtualization web search and web technologies Labs and Groups Database Research Group Languages and Compilers Group Network Computing Laboratory Programming Systems Laboratory Reliable Computer Systems Courses COMS W4115 Programming languages and translators COMS W4118 Operating systems I COMS W4156 Advanced software engineering COMS W4111 Introduction to Databases COMS W4112 Database System Implementation Software Systems Faculty Alfred Aho Alfred Aho Lawrence Gussman Professor of Computer Science Bio Alfred V Aho is Lawrence Gussman Professor in the Computer Science Department at Columbia University He served as Chair of the department from 1995 to 1997 and in the spring of 2003 Professor Aho has a B A Sc in Engineering Physics from the University of Toronto and a Ph D in Electrical Engineering Computer Science from Princeton University Professor Aho won the Great Teacher Award for 2003 from the Society of Columbia Graduates Professor Aho has won the IEEE John von Neumann Medal and is a Member of the U S National Academy of Engineering and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences He received honorary doctorates from the Universities of Helsinki and Waterloo and is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science ACM Bell Labs and IEEE Professor Aho is well known for his many papers and books on algorithms and data structures programming languages compilers and the foundations of computer science His book coauthors include John Hopcroft Brian Kernighan Monica Lam Ravi Sethi Jeff Ullman and Peter Weinberger Professor Aho is the A in AWK a widely used pattern matching language W is Peter Weinberger and K is Brian Kernighan Think of AWK as the initial pure version of perl He also wrote the initial versions of the string pattern matching programs egrep and fgrep that first appeared on UNIX Professor Aho s current research interests include programming languages compilers algorithms software engineering and quantum computers Professor Aho has served as Chair of ACM s Special Interest Group on Algorithms and Computability Theory and Chair of the Advisory Committee for the National Science Foundation s Computer and Information Science and Engineering Directorate He is currently the coeditor in chief of the contributed articles section of the Communications of the ACM Prior to his current position at Columbia Professor Aho was Vice President of the Computing Sciences Research Center at Bell Labs the lab that invented UNIX C and C He was also a member of technical staff department head and director of this center Professor Aho was also the General Manager of the Information Sciences and Technologies Research Laboratory at Bellcore now Telcordia Personal Site Featured Article from the Columbia Engineering Creating Reliable Programs from Unreliable Programmers PDF Software Systems Faculty Luis Gravano Luis Gravano Associate Professor Interests Databases digital libraries distributed search over text databases Web search top k query processing information extraction text mining Bio Luis Gravano has been on the faculty of the Computer Science Department Columbia University since September 1997 where he has been an associate professor since July 2002 From January through August 2001 Luis was a Senior Research Scientist at Google on leave from Columbia University He received his Ph D degree in Computer Science from Stanford University in 1997 He also received an M S degree from Stanford University in 1994 and a B S degree from the Escuela Superior Latinoamericana de Informatica ESLAI Argentina in 1991 Luis is a recipient of a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation Personal Site Featured Article from the Columbia Engineering Supercharging Search Engines PDF Software Systems Faculty Gail Kaiser Gail Kaiser Professor Interests Software testing collaborative work computer and network security parallel computing and distributed systems self managing systems Web technologies information management software development environments and tools Bio Gail E Kaiser is a Professor of Computer Science and the Director of the Programming Systems Laboratory in the Computer Science Department at Columbia University She was named an NSF Presidential Young Investigator in Software Engineering and Software Systems in 1988 and has published over 150 refereed papers in a range of software areas Prof Kaiser s research interests include software testing collaborative work computer and network security parallel and distributed systems self managing systems Web technologies information management and software development environments and tools She has consulted or worked summers for courseware authoring software process and networking startups several defense contractors the Software Engineering Institute Bell Labs IBM Siemens Sun and Telcordia Her lab has been funded by NSF NIH DARPA ONR NASA NYS Science Technology Foundation and numerous companies Prof Kaiser served on the editorial board of IEEE Internet Computing for many years was a founding associate editor of ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology chaired an ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on Foundations of Software Engineering vice chaired three of the IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems and serves frequently on conference program committees She also served on the Committee of Examiners for the Educational Testing Service s Computer Science Advanced Test the GRE CS test for three years and has chaired her department s doctoral program since 1997 Prof Kaiser received her PhD and MS from CMU and her ScB from MIT Personal Site Featured Article from the Columbia Engineering Testing What Cannot Be Tested PDF Software Systems Faculty Roxana Geambasu Roxana Geambasu Assistant Professor Bio Her research lies in the general operating systems area centering on cloud computing and computer security Cloud computing is the computing paradigm today and likely will be in the foreseeable future computer security is one of the biggest challenges in computer science Geambasu has made astounding contributions to both areas Her prior results have won her two Best Paper Awards at top security and systems conferences and a Google PhD fellowship in cloud computing and were featured in media outlets ranging from The New York Times to National Public Radio Personal Site Software Systems Faculty Jason Nieh Jason Nieh Associate Professor Interests Operating systems distributed systems mobile computing thin client computing performance evaluation Bio Jason Nieh is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Network Computing Laboratory at Columbia University He previously served as the technical advisor for nine States on the Microsoft Antitrust Settlement and an expert witness in the Microsoft New York Class Action Settlement He has made research 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    students are admitted each year to the Ph D program in Computer Science Admission is very competitive based primarily on research oriented reference letters subject and general GRE scores and academic grades Applicants need not already hold a master s degree bachelor s degree level applicants are also encouraged to apply Most admitted students receive full financial support through Graduate Research Assistantships or Teaching Assistantships which consist of a monthly stipend plus full tuition exemption continuation of support is of course contingent upon the students satisfactory progress in the Ph D program and availability of funding In addition the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences awards a small number of prestigious Presidential Distinguished Fellowships while the Department of Computer Science also awards selective Departmental Fellowships These fellowships provide full financial support to their recipients Applicants are strongly encouraged to seek external funding such as government and industry fellowships Also Columbia rents low cost subsidized apartments near campus for both single students and students with families All Ph D students are expected to participate in departmental and laboratory activity full time on campus throughout the program except possibly for summer internships elsewhere Therefore the department does not normally consider admission of part time students Also note that it is not possible to participate in the Ph D program through the Columbia Video Network How and When to Apply to the Ph D Program All applications to our Ph D Program must be made electronically No paper based applications will be accepted Unfortunately we cannot make any exceptions to this rule The online application system is available at https mice cs columbia edu recruit The deadlines for the submission of your fully completed application are To start the Ph D program in the Spring semester apply by October 1 of the previous year To start the Ph D program in the Fall semester apply by December 15 of the previous year You can still apply after these deadlines However be aware that applications are usually reviewed soon after the deadline so late applications may not be processed as quickly or have the best chance of getting funding from our department How to Get More Information Please check the answers to our comprehensive frequently asked questions FAQ s as well as our online application system they both contain detailed information about all aspects of the application process You are also encouraged to investigate the research conducted in the Department of Computer Science prior to application In particular think about which faculty members share your research interests and also look at the research group homepages Feel free to contact potential faculty advisors by email to request information about their recent research and publications and to ask about opportunities in their research groups or labs Finally you should become familiar with our Ph D degree requirements Questions We receive an enormous volume of email with application related questions so we ask that you please read this website carefully before sending us email If

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