Aaron Steven White
Aaron Steven White
Director

Aaron is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Linguistics and the Goergen Institute for Data Science at the University of Rochester, with secondary appointments in the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences. He received his PhD in Linguistics from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2015.

Siddharth Vashishtha
Siddharth Vashishtha
Graduate Researcher

Sid is a first-year PhD student in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Rochester. He received his MS in Computational Linguistics from the University of Rochester in 2019.

LaChelle Stewart
LaChelle Stewart
Graduate Researcher

LaChelle is a second-year MA student in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Rochester pursing an MA in Linguistics. She received her BA in Linguistics from the University of Delaware in 2018.

Ellise Moon
Ellise Moon
Graduate Researcher

Ellise is a second-year MA student in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Rochester pursing an MA in Linguistics. She received her BA in English Literature from Montana State University in 2018.

Boyu Zhang
Boyu Zhang
Undergraduate Researcher

Boyu is a third-year undergraduate student pursing a BS in Computer Science at the University of Rochester.

Muskaan Mendiratta
Muskaan Mendiratta
Undergraduate Researcher

Muskaan is an third-year undergraduate at the University of Rochester pursuing a BS in Computer Science and a BA in Linguistics.



Alumni

Venkata Govindarajan
Venkata Govindarajan
Graduate Researcher

Venkat received his MS in Computational Linguistics from the University of Rochester in 2019. He is currently a PhD student in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Texas, Austin.

Hannah An
Hannah An
Graduate Researcher

Hannah received her MS in Computational Linguistics from the University of Rochester in 2019. She is currently a PhD student in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Rochester working under James Allen.



Affiliates

Scott Grimm
Scott Grimm
Faculty Affiliate

Scott is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Rochester, where he is Director of the Quantitative Semantics Lab. He received his PhD in Linguistics from Stanford University in 2012.

Kyle Rawlins
Kyle Rawlins
Faculty Affiliate

Kyle is an Associate Professor in the Department of Cognitive Science at Johns Hopkins University, where he is Director of the Semantics Lab. He received his PhD in Linguistics from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2008.

Benjamin Van Durme
Benjamin Van Durme
Faculty Affiliate

Ben is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Johns Hopkins University, with a secondary appointment in the Department of Cognitive Science. He is also a member of the Center for Language and Speech Processing at JHU and leads Natural Language Understanding research at the Human Language Technology Center of Excellence at JHU. He received his joint PhD in Computer Science and Linguistics from the University of Rochester in 2010.