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EDUCATION  
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
      Ph.D., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, January 2007.
Thesis: Supporting Finding and Re-Finding Through Personalization
Advisor: Prof. David R. Karger
Committee Members: Prof. Mark S. Ackerman, Susan T. Dumais, Prof. Robert C. Miller
 
S.M., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, June 2001.
Thesis: Improving Information Retrieval: Bayesian Models and Beyond
Advisor: Prof. David R. Karger
Yale University, New Haven, CT
B.S., Computer Science, May 1998.
Cum laude, with distinction in major.
Senior thesis: Automatically Creating High Quality Internet Directories
Advisor: Prof. Gregory D. Hager
 
AWARDS AND HONORS
Microsoft Senior Leader Bench Program, 2012 - present.
ACM Senior Member, 2013.
Delphi Fellow, Big Think, 2011.
Microsoft Corporate R&D Accelerated Development Program, 2010 - 2011.
TR35 2009 Young Innovator, Technology Review, 2009.
Financial Technology Option (FTO), MIT Sloan School, 2003.
Recipient of Infoseek Corporation's Go Getter Award, 1999.
Computer Research Association Outstanding Undergraduate Award, honorable mention, 1998.
Invited to membership in Tau Beta Pi, 1997.
BEST PAPER AWARDS
Honorable Mention, ICWSM 2013 (with S. Kairam, M.R. Morris, D. Liebling, S.T. Dumais).
Honorable Mention, CHI 2013 (with E. Adar, D.S. Tan).
Best Paper Nominee, CSCW 2013 (with A. Hehmeyer).
Honorable Mention, CHI 2012 (with M. Bernstein, S.T. Dumais, D. Liebling, E. Horvitz).
Best Paper, CHI 2010 (with S.T. Dumais, D.J. Liebling).
Best Paper Nominee, WSDM 2010 (with S.K. Tyler).
Best Paper, Search Marketing 2010 (with S.T. Dumais, E. Horvitz).
Best Student Paper, WSDM 2009 (with E. Adar, S.T. Dumais, J.L. Elsas).
Best Paper, CHI 2008 (with E. Adar, S.T. Dumais).
GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 1999-2003.
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship, honorable mention, 1998.
YALE UNIVERSITY
Cum laude, with distinction in major, 1998.
Master's Cup, Timothy Dwight College, 1998.
J. Edward Meeker Prize for Excellence in Freshman composition, 1995.
Bloch Prize for the Freshman who shall write the best essay in English, 1995.
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research, 2012 - Present.
Researcher, Microsoft Research, 2006 - 2012.
Studied how people use digital information, particularly as related to their social and temporal context, and built tools to help better support these information interactions. Shipped the first personalized search ranking algorithm to be used by Bing. Published numerous papers, presented research to the academic community, and influenced product decisions.
Research Assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, 1999 - 2006.
Explored re-finding in dynamic information environments. Developed the Re:Search Engine, a tool to support re-finding by preserving previous search contexts. Devised a generative document model for information retrieval that more closely matches real text data than previous nave Bayesian models.
Research Intern, Microsoft Research, Spring 2004.
IInvestigated the different things people mean for the same query. Developed a system to personalize Web search results by implicitly inferring the user's intent based on previously encountered information.
Software Engineer, Infoseek, Summer 1997, July 1998 - August 1999. Recipient Go Getter Award.
Researched Internet organization and methods for determining Web page quality. Lead engineer for the software controlling all inter- and intra-application navigation. Worked with application teams to enable them to take advantage of the powerful navigation software built by my group.
Summer Intern, Cornerstone Consulting Group, Summer 1996.
Worked as part of a team to design customer initiation environment for E*Trade. Implemented models to understand the design decisions. Performed log analysis of traffic patterns of Samsung's Web site.
 
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Panels Chair, Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), 2016.
General Chair, Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM), 2012.
Associate Editor, ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS), 2011 - present.
Organizer, Personal Information Management (PIM) workshop, 2008 - 2011.
Founder and Organizer, Human Computer Interaction Seminar Series, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, 2003 - 2006.
Organizer, Haystack Reading Group, 2003.
Institute Representative, Faculty Committee on the Library System, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003 - 2005.
Graduate Student Council Representative, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002 - 2003. Academics, Research and Careers Committee, Funding Board.
Member, Graduate Women of Course 6 (GW6), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001 - 2006.
Participant, Rights and Responsibilities in Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001.
Member, ACM, ASIST, SIGIR, SIGCHI.
Senior Program Committee, CHI, HCOMP, SIGIR, WSDM.
Program Committee, ASIST, CHI, CIKM, CSCW, IIiX, SIGIR, UIST, WSDM, WWW.
Reviewer, AAAI, ASIST, CACM, CHI, CIKM, CSCW, ECIR, FnT in HCI, GI, HCI, HCIR, HCOMP, ICWSM, IIiX, IP&M, IWC, SIGIR, TKDE, TOCHI, TOIS, TWeb, UIST, WSDM, WWW.
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publications available electronically here.
 
INTERNS SUPERVISED
List of interns can be found here.
 
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Information School, University of Washington, 2012 - present.
Teaching Assistant, 6.893, User Interface Design and Implementation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Fall 2003. Instructor: Prof. Robert C. Miller
Teaching Assistant, 6.042, Mathematics for Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Fall 2001. Instructors: Prof. Albert Myer, Prof. Radhika Nagpal
Supervisor, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Spring 2005.
 
REFERENCES
Dr. Susan T. Dumais
Microsoft Research
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 936-8049
sdumais@microsoft.com
  Prof. David R. Karger
CSAIL, MIT
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 258-6167
karger@lcs.mit.edu
  Dr. Eric Horvitz
Microsoft Research
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 706-2127
horvitz@microsoft.com
Additional references available upon request.


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