SystemT - Students

Interested in joining us as a summer intern? Please feel free to drop us a line.

We have had many students join us as summer interns to work on SystemT-related projects over the years.

Here is who we have worked with since 2007:

Ph.D. students:

  • Honglei Zhuang, UIUC
  • Nikita Bhutani, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
  • Aparna Garimella, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
  • Xilun Chen, Cornell University
  • Maeda F. Hanafi, NYU-Abu Dhabi
  • Lingjia Deng, University of Pittsburgh (First employment: Bloomberg LP)
  • Alan Akbik, TU Berlin (First employment: Zalando Research)
  • Ashraf Bah Rabiou, University of Delaware (First employment: Casetext)
  • Zichao Hu, UC-Santa Cruz
  • Congle Zhang, University of Washington (First employment: Facebook)
  • Sudeepa Roy, University of Pennsylvania (First employment: Duke University)
  • Bin Liu, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (First employment: NEC Research)
  • Daisy Wang, UC-Berkeley (First employment: University of Florida)
  • Sebastian Blohm, University of Karlsruhe (First employment: Microsoft)
  • Ting Chen, University of Wisconsin - Madison (First employment: LinkedIn)

Undergraduate/Master students:

  • Jose Guadalupe Saldana, Stanford University
  • Kevin Huang, UC-San Diego
  • Xinyu Guan, Yale University
  • Yonas Kbrom, UC-Berkeley
  • Arnaldo Carreno-Fuentes, Georgia Institute of Technology (First employment: Manhattan Associates)
  • Vivian Chu, UC-Berkeley  (now a Ph.D. student at Georgia Tech)


2013 - IBM Research Outstanding Technical Accomplishment Award

2008, 2010, 2013 - IBM Research A-Level Accomplishment Award

Recent News


Research paper "DIMSIM: An Accurate Chinese Phonetic Similarity Algorithm based on Learned High Dimensional Encoding" is accepted at CONLL 2018.


Research paper "Exploiting Structure in Representation of Named Entities using Active Learning" is accepted at COLING 2018.


Officially joined NSF Center for Big Learning as an Industry Partner.


Demoed LUSTRE an interactive system for entity understanding and standardization at ICDE 2018


Hosted Stanford professor Mark Musen's visit to IBM Research - Almaden


Industry track paper on the design and implementation of SystemT is accepted at NAACL-HLT 2018 Industry Track (the very first industry track at a major NLP conference).


Hosted Univ. of Washington professor Luke Zettlemoyer's visit to IBM Research - Almaden


Yunyao is co-chairing the very first NAACL-HLT Industry Track


Demo paper on Creating and Interacting with Large-Scale Domain-Specific Knowledge Bases is presented at VLDB 2017 [video] [poster]


Research paper on Distant Meta-Path Similarities for Text-Based Heterogeneous Information Networks is accepted at CIKM 2017


Research paper on Crowd-in-the-loop: A Hybrid Approach for Annotating Semantic Roles is accepted at EMNLP 2017


Hosted Stanford professor Dan Jurafsky's visit to IBM Research - Almaden


Research paper on Hardware Compilation Framework for Text Analytics Queries is accepted to Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC)


SEER, a system on learning extractors from examples, presented at CHI and SIGMOD 2017 [video] [paper]


Workshop paper on understanding relationships in the financial domain presented at DSMM 2017 [paper]