About Me

I am second year Masters student in the Language Technologies Institute. For the summer I am also a Graduate Research Assistant at CMU Qatar.
I also worked at Safaba Translation Solutions.

email: sjeblee AT cs DOT cmu DOT edu
office: CMUQ 1015
advisor: Alan Black

languages: English, Spanish, Modern Standard Arabic, Egyptian Arabic
things i like: Linguistics, teaching Java, fire spinning, horseback riding

For more info see my ~ CV ~ linkedin ~

Research Interests

I am interested in Machine Translation and Natural Language Processing, especially of Arabic dialects. I currently work on NLP for Iraqi Arabic Speech Synthesis and Machine Translation into Egyptian Arabic.
Read More What is Machine Translation?
Read More Varieties of Arabic

Education History

Carnegie Mellon University
MS Language Technologies (expected Aug 2014)

Johns Hopkins University
BA Computer Science 2012
Second Major: Writing Seminars

Work History

I am currently working on speech synthesis for languages with no lexicon or no text. Read More Project Info


I was an Undergraduate Research Assistant with Chris Callison-Burch at the Center for Language and Speech Processing at Johns Hopkins University. Read More CLSP

In 2010 I was an NSSP Intern at General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems. Read More GD AIS