News & Announcements Archive


Recent Graduate Accepts Apple Offer

Recent Graduate Accepts Apple Offer
Gali Ellenblum, recent PhD alum, accepted an offer from Apple to work as a Machine Learning Engineer! Congrats, Gali!


Two Google Faculty Research Awards

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

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...


Barbara Landau Named a Gilman Scholar

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!

Michael Bonner Joins the Department!
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

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!


Undergraduate Rebecca Lin Co-Authored an Article

Undergraduate Rebecca Lin Co-Authored an Article
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. 


Congratulations and Farewell

Assistant research scientist Dr. Jeremy Purcell accepted a position as a Faculty Specialist at the UMd Neuroimaging Center, starting in August. Congrats, Jeremy!


New Department Chair

New Department Chair
Join us in welcoming Prof. Géraldine Legendre in her new role as Chair of the Department of Cognitive Science!