News & Announcements Archive


Two Google Faculty Research Awards

Profs. Tal Linzen and Leyla Isik were named 2018 Google Faculty Research Award recipients in the areas of Natural Language Processing and Computational Neuroscience, respectively. This award program recognizes and supports "world-class, permanent faculty pursuing cutting-edge research in areas of mutual interest" (i.e. Computer Science, Engineering, and related fields).


Dr. Linzen Interviewed on NLP Podcast

Prof. Tal Linzen was interviewed, along with Afra Alishahi (Tilburg University), for an Natural Language Processing podcast. Prof. Linzen makes the case for the effectiveness of cognitive science in analyzing neural networks. Take a listen...


Cognitive Science Colloquium Series, Spring 2019

Our Spring 2019 Colloquium Series will feature Drs. Amalia Gnanadesikan (UMD), Tom Griffiths (Princeton), Cynthia Fisher (University of Illinois), Kathryn Davidson (Harvard), Ellen Lau (UMD), and Thomas Serre (Brown). Talk titles and abstracts will be posted to our event page at least 1 week in advance of each presentation.


Barbara Landau Named a Gilman Scholar

Dr. Barbara Landau was recently named a Gilman Scholar, a distinction that honors and celebrates select Johns Hopkins faculty who embody the highest standards of scholarship and research across the university.


Michael Bonner Joins the Department!

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We welcome Dr. Michel Bonner as our newest assistant professor. Until recently, he was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Psychology at UPenn. Mick will start January 1st.  Welcome to the team, Mick!


Jane Lutken Receives NSF Research Grant

PhD student Jane Lutken received an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Award to pursue her research project on "Cross-Linguistic Investigations of Syntactic Creativity Errors in Children’s Wh-questions" in Germany next year. Brava, Jane!


Our New MA and PhD Cohorts Starting Fall 2018

Join us in welcoming six new graduate students joining our department this fall. They come from a variety of backgrounds and from all corners of the globe. We can't wait to start working with them! Click the above link for their profiles.


Undergraduate Rebecca Lin Co-Authored an Article

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Rebecca Lin is the lead author on an article entitled "Visualized Emotion Ontology: a model for representing visual cues of emotions," which was recently published in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making! Rebecca is a cognitive science major entering her junior year. 


New Faculty Recruiting Grad Students for Fall 2019

Drs. Michael Bonner and Leyla Isik will join our department on January 1 and July 1, 2019, respectively. They are recruiting PhD students to begin working in their labs in Fall 2019. Applications will be accepted  Sept. 2018 through Dec 15, 2018. Click on the link above for details.