Luke Zettlemoyer ’00 Named Assistant Professor at the University of Washington

Luke Zettlemoyer ‘00 joined the faculty in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington this fall. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Zettlemoyer will continue his research on artificial intelligence.

During his time at NC State, Zettlemoyer was awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, along with the Bitzer Creativity Award, the Undergraduate Mathematics Fellowship, and the Computer Research Association Outstanding Undergraduate Award. In addition, prior to his graduation, he co-authored ten peer-reviewed research articles, and held an internship at the Mitsubishi Electric Research Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

After completing a bachelor’s degree in computer science and applied mathematics, Zettlemoyer went on to earn his Ph.D. in computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he received a National Science Foundation Fellowship. He also conducted research as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.

~posted 2010.09.17