I am the Director of Search at UPMC Enterprises. I completed my PhD at the Language Technologies Institute in the School of Computer Science, under the superivision of Prof. Jamie Callan in Information Retrieval research. I am currently actively involved in search problems in the healthcare domain, specifically finding patients with social determinants of health needs.
My dissertation "Robust Selective Search" was in federated search, investigating the use of selective search to reduce computational costs of searching large web-scale indexes.
Formerly, I graduated from the University of Waterloo majoring in Software Engineering. I have interned at many companies during my undergraduate years, including Google, A9.com, and Sybase. I have also done research in databases and event detection. For more information, please visit my curriculum vitae.