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  • [2022 -- 2026] Co-PI NIH NIDA award ``Identifying Suspected Drug Overdose Deaths in Near Real-Time Using Data Collected by Death Investigators''(PI Karli Hochstatter (Friends Research Institute); Co-PI Nabila El-Bassel (Columbia University))
  • [2022 -- 2026] Co-PI IARPA award ``PAUSIT: Privacy protection and Authorship attribution Using Stylebased Interpretable Transfer'' for the Human Interpretable Attribution of Text using Underlying Structure (HIATUS) program (PI Chris Callison-Burch (UPenn))
  • [2022 -- 2024] Co-PI DARPA award ``CHARM:Cross-Cultural Harmony though Affect and Response Mediation.'' for the Computational Cultural Understanding (CCU) program (PI Kathleen McKeown (Columbia University))
  • [2022 -- 2023] Co-PI DSI Seed Fund award ``Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Neuroscience Literatures: Harnessing Data Science to Create a Unified Conceptualization of Diversity and Inclusion in Academic Research and the Popular Press'' (PI Valerie Purdie-Greenaway (Columbia University))
  • [2020 -- 2023] PI NSF award ``Collaborative:Research:Computational Models for Studying Word Class Distinctions in Polysynthetic Languages'' (PI at UMD, Maria Polinsky)
  • [2019-2021]. PI on Facebook Research Award ``What it takes to fact-check a claim? Better Benchmarks for End-to-End Fact-Checking''
  • [2019-2023].Co-I on ``HEALing: An Innovative County-Level Public Health Response to the Opioid Epidemic in New York State'' ($86,000,000)
  • [2018-2020] PI at Columbia on an NSF EAGER award ``EAGER: Collaborative Research:Automated Instruction Assistant for Argumentative Essays''. ($143,000).
  • [2018-2021] PI Collaboratory Fellows Fund grant to develop an interdisciplinary course ``Multilingual Language Technologies and Language Diversity'' (with Lydia Liu at ICLS; $150,000).
  • [2017-2021] Co-PI on the IARPA award ``SCRIPTS:System for CRoss-language Information Processing, Translation, and Summarization'' for the MATERIAL program ($14,000,000).
  • [2014-2017] Co-PI on NSF award "Reducing Racial and Gender Achievement Gaps in STEM: Use of Natural Language Processing to Understand Why Affirmation Interventions Improve Performance"($1,007,993).PI Valerie Purdie Vaughn (Columbia University), Co-PIs Geoffrey Cohen (Stanford University), Jonathan Cook (Penn State University).
  • [2014-2017] PI at Columbia on NSF award ``RI: Medium: Collaborative Research: Write A Classifier: Learning Fine-Grained Visual Classifiers from Text and Images" ($463,208). PI at Rutgers Ahmed Elgammal.
  • [2014-2016] Co-PI on a ROADS award from Columbia University's Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering: ``Reducing Racial and Gender Achievement Gaps in STEM: Use of Natural Language Processing to Understand Why Affirmation Interventions Improve Performance". PI Valerie Purdie-Vaughns ($199,998)
  • [2012-2017] "DRATS: Detecting Relations and Anomalies in Text and Speech" part of DARPA Deep Exploration and Filtering of Text (DEFT) Program. PI at Rutgers on a subcontract through Columbia University. PI Owen Rambow, co-PI Kathy McKeown, Julia Hirschberg (Columbia University); Mona Diab (PI at GWU); Mari Ostendorf (PI at University of Washington)($5,499,999).
  • [2011-2014] NSF RI Medium Collaborative Research: Teaching Computers to Follow Verbal Instructions (IIS-1065195) in collaboration with Michael Littman (Rutgers) and Marie desJardin (UMBC) ($999,925).
  • [2008-2010] NSF SGER award: "Exploiting Alternative Packagings of Source Meaning in Statistical Machine Translation". PI on a subcontract from University of Maryland, PI: Philip Resnik; $45,500 from total of $144,763.
  • Rutgers "Grants to Get Grants" Award; 12/2008-06/2009; $2534.


  • "System and Method of Generating Dictionary Entries" (2003). Judith Klavans and Smaranda Muresan, Columbia University, New York, NY. Serial No 398,535.

Smaranda Muresan

Smaranda Muresan
Research Scientist
Center for Computational Learning Systems
Columbia University
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