Associate Professor
Computer Science Department
Users & Information Lab
E3-1, Room 4404
Curriculum Vitae


B.S. Mathematics, MIT, 1996
M.S. Language and Information Technologies, CMU, 2000
Ph.D. Computer Science, MIT, 2008

Recent Publications

Google Scholar


A computational analysis of agenda setting theory, Microsoft Research Asia. June 2013
Hierarchical aspect-sentiment model & Context-dependent conceptualization, NICTA . April 2013
Topic and text analysis for sentiment, emotion, and computational social science, IBM Research Almaden. November, 2012
Machine Learning Tutorial. February 2012
CMU LTI 25th Anniversary. October 2012
Machine Learning Seminar at UMass Amherst. March 2012
Presentation given at KAIST Graduate School of Culture Technology. November 2009
Presentation given at CMU LTI Seminar based on PhD Thesis. July 2008


Area Chair (NLP for the Web and Social Media), ACL 2015
Area Chair (NLP for the Web and Computational Social Science), EMNLP 2015
Workshop Co-organizer, How WEIRD is CHI? Extending HCI Principles to other Countries and Cultures, ACM SIGCHI 2015
Program Co-Chair, ICWSM 2014
Organizing Committee, Publicity, WWW 2014
Doctoroal Consortium Mentor, WSDM 2013
Proceedings Chair, WSDM 2011
Senior Program Committee/Program Committee/Reviewer for ACM ToWEB, ACM TOIS, ACM TKDD, ACM TALIP, ACL, NAACL, EMNLP, COLING, WWW, WSDM, CSCW, CHI, NIPS, AAAI
Co-organizer of Workshop on Finding Synergies Between Texts and Networks for IEEE SocialCom-2010.


Yohan Jo
Dongwoo Kim
Joonhee Kim
Suin Kim

Hyunjong Lee
Youngmin Kim
Sunjun Kim
JinYeong Bak