computational language understanding lab


Steven Bethard, School of Information

Gus Hahn-Powell, Linguistics

Peter Jansen, School of Information

Clayton Morrison, School of Information, Statistics GIDP

Rebecca Sharp, Linguistics

Mihai Surdeanu, Computer Science, Linguistics, Cognitive Science

Postdocs, Research Scientists

Egoitz Laparra, School of Information

Adarsh Pyarelal, School of Information

Marco A. Valenzuela-Escarcega, Computer Science

Enrique Noriega, Computer Science


Maria Alexeeva, Linguistics

John Culnan, Linguistics

George C. G. Barbosa, Computer Science

Zhengzhong Liang, Computer Science

Peter Lovett, Computer Science

Fan Luo, Computer Science

Mithun Paul, Computer Science

Zheng Tang, Computer Science

Hoang Nguyen Hung Van, Computer Science

Jake Wolfe, Computer Science

Dongfang Xu, School of Information

Vikas Yadav, School of Information

Zeyu Zhang, School of Information

Yiyun Zhao, Linguistics

Andrew Lee Zupon, Linguistics

Research Programmers

Keith Alcock, Computer Science


Farig Sadeque obtained his PhD in Information in 2019. He is currently at the Computational Health Informatics Program (CHIP) at Boston Children's Hospital.

Ajay Nagesh was a postdoc in the lab until December 2018. He is now at Didi Labs.

Gustave Hahn-Powell obtained his PhD in Linguistics in 2018. He is currently faculty in Linguistics at UA, as well as a co-founder of

Dane Bell obtained his PhD in Linguistics in 2018. He is currently at, which he co-founded.

Thomas Hicks was a research programmer in our group. He now resides in the School of Information at UA.

Rebecca Sharp obtained her PhD in Linguistics in 2017 and is now a Research Professor in the Linguistics department.

Peter Jansen was a postdoc in this lab before he obtained his position in the School of Information.

Marco A. Valenzuela-Escarcega obtained his PhD in 2016 and is now a research scientist in the CLU lab, as well as a co-founder of

Daniel Fried, Computer Science, now a PhD Student at Berkeley

Anh Tran, PhD Computer Science, now at Google

Enrique Noriega, PhD School of Information, now a postdoc in the CLU lab