Professional Activities

  • Board Member of the North American Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL) 2020-2021.
  • Program Co-Chair : The 21st Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2020)
  • Editorial Board : Computer Speech and Language Processing Journal (started 5/20)
  • Co-organizer: Figurative Language Processing Workshop at ACL 2020.
  • Amazon Scholars Program (2020-2021)
  • Scientific Organizing Committee of the New York Academy of Sciences' {\it New Annual Symposium on NLP/Dialog/Speech} November 2019. (based on 2019 success we will organize again 2020)
  • Senior Area Chair : ACL 2020 "Sentiment Analysis, Stylistic Analysis, and Argument Mining Track"
  • NSF Panelist : 2019, 2018, 2016, 2014, 2011, 2009
  • Area Co-Chair Discourse and Pragmatics, ACL 2019
  • Co-Editor Special Issue of IJAIED: MARWIDE: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Reading and Writing Integrated with Disciplinary Education (2017)
  • Area Co-Chair Sentiment Analysis Track at NAACL 2018
  • Area Co-Chair Sentiment Analysis and Argument Mining at ACL 2018
  • Area Co-Chair Information Extraction and NLP Applications Track at ACL 2017
  • Area Co-Chair Computational Social Science and Social Media Track at EMNLP 2016
  • Publicity Chair The 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-16)
  • Co-Organizer The 2nd Workshop on Argumentation Mining (ArgMining 2015) at NAACL-HLT 2015
  • Co-Organizer Multidisciplinary Advances in Reading and Writing for Science Education Workshop (NSF funded workshop)
  • Faculty Advisor Student Research Workshop at NAACL-HLT 2015
  • Area Co-Chair: Second Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics (*SEM 2013)
  • Publicity Chair: NAACL-HLT 2012 (The 2012 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies)
  • Co-Editor: Special Issue on ``Network-based Models of Cognitive and Social Dynamics of Language''. Computer Speech and Language. Volume 25 (3), 2011.
  • Co-organizer TextGraphs-4: Graph-based Methods for Natural Language Processing. Workshop at the Association for Computational Linguistics Conference (ACL/IJCNLP 2009)
  • Panelist: ''What It’s Like to Work at My Institution'' Faculty Panel at ''Preparing Future Faculty Workshop'' at Columbia University on April 16, 2010.
  • Program Committee : The annual meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL): 2013, 2012, 2011; The North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics Conference (NAACL): 2012, 2011; The National Conference on Artificial Intelligence(AAAI): 2013; International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI): 2011; The Workshop on Innovative use of NLP for Building Educational Applications (BEA): 2013, 2012, 2011; The Workshop on Language and Social Media: 2012, 2011; Cicling 2011; International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC): 2010; ACL 2010 TextGraphs-5 Workshop, ACL 2010 Fifth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation, NAACL-HLT 2009 Student Research Workshop, EACL 2009 Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation; AMTA 2008 Student Workshop; FLAIRS (2009, 2008, 2006);
  • Reviewer Journals: Journal of Natural Language Engineering; Machine Learning Special Issue on \emph>Learning Semantics; MIS Quarterly Special Issue on "Information Systems for Symbolic Action: Social Media and Beyond"; Information Retrieval Journal; ACM Transaction on Information Systems Journal; Computational Intelligence Journal
  • Reviewer Conferences: iConference 2012, NAACL-HLT (2010, 2009), COLING (2010, 2004), 23rd ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST) 2010, EACL 2009, ACL 2008, AAAI 2006 ``Member Posters'' Track
  • Reviewer Books: Dynamical Grammar: Minimalism, Acquisition and Change by P. Culicover and A. Nowak.

    Societies Memberships

    • AAAI, ACL, ASIST, ACL special interest groups: SIGSEM (computational semantics), SIGNLL (natural language learning), MOL (mathematics of language)

Smaranda Muresan

Smaranda Muresan
Research Scientist
Data Science Institute & CS Department
Columbia University
email: smara --AT--
Curriculum Vitae

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