Elif Eyigoz joined IBM research in 2016. Her research involves applications of natural language processing in accessing markers for cognitive impairments and psychiatric conditions.
She got an MA in Linguistics at UCLA, an MS and a PhD in Computer Science at the University of Rochester. Previously, she got a BA in Philosophy and an MA in Cognitive Science at Bogazici University in Istanbul.
She worked on statistical machine translation models for morphologically rich languages, computational lexicography and syntax of languages with free word order. She worked as an NLP algorithms developer at Watson Labs at IBM.