Berkeley Graduate Assembly: I was the SGSA delegate for
two academic years.
Seminar Series: I co-coordinated this series for undergraduates, for
two years. Interesting speakers are always sought!
Research Asia, Beijing:
Where I began working with the IME data set.
and AltaVista: I worked
in web search research, on applications of machine learning and
statistics to problems such as search results ranking, web page
summarization, query classification, among other areas.
U.S. National Security Agency: My work at the NSA involved
cryptanalysis, pure mathematics, and statistical machine
translation. In addition, the NSA sponsored my undergraduate
education through what is now called the Stokes
Educational Scholarship Program.
- Caltech and Harvard,
my undergraduate studies in math (my major), along with many courses in
linguistics, Japanese, and EECS topics. Noam Elkies had the
good humor to be my advisor for my senior thesis on computational
algorithms for searching for high
rank elliptic curves.