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Ismini Lourentzou

Virginia Tech

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Current University
Virginia Tech

Research Areas
Data analytics, information retrieval, machine learning, natural language processing, human-computer interaction


Lourentzou is an assistant professor at Virginia Tech’s Department of Computer Science, where she leads the Perception and LANguage (PLAN) Lab. She’s also a member of the Sanghani Center for Artificial Intelligence and Discovery Analytics, and an affiliate faculty member of the National Security Institute and the Center for Advanced Innovation in Agriculture.

Previously, she was a research scientist at IBM Almaden Research Center, working on machine learning, natural language processing, and information retrieval problems. 

She holds a B.S. in Business Administration, and a B.S. and Ph.D., in Computer Science. 

Alma Maters

University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign

Athens University of Economics and Business

Technological Educational Institute of Athens