Professor Aravind Srinivasan and PhD Candidate He He win CMNS Board of Visitors' Awards

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On May 11th, 2016,  Associate Dean of CMNS Robert Infantino hosted the CMNS Board of Visitors' Awards ceremony in the Physical Sciences Complex.  This year, two members of the Department of Computer Science received awards for their outstanding contributions to academia.

Professor Aravind Srinivasan has won a CMNS Board of Visitor's Distinguished Faculty Award for 2016. 

Srinivasan has been recently been named an ACM Fellow (2014), he is an IEEE Fellow, and he currently edits three journals in addition to his research, advising, and teaching.

The CMNS Board of Visitors has named He He as an Outstanding Graduate Student for 2016.  He is advised by Professor Hal Daumé and Professor Jordan Boyd-Graber (of University of Colorado Boulder). 

He's interests are at the interface between machine learning and natural language processing. She develops algorithms that acquire information dynamically and do inference incrementally, with an emphasis on problems in natural language processing. He will be starting a post-doc at Stanford University in fall of 2016.

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