Lyle H. Ungar - Biography

Dr. Lyle Ungar is a Professor of Computer and Information Science at the University of Pennsylvania. He received a B.S. from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from MIT. Dr. Ungar directed Penn's Executive Masters of Technology Management (EMTM) Program for a decade, and served as Associate Director of the Penn Center for BioInformatics (PCBI). He has published over 250 articles and holds ten patents. His current research focuses on statistical natural language processing, deep learning, and the use of social media to understand the psychology of individuals and communities.

Lyle has consulted for companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies on strategic use of information technology in areas including data mining, business process automation, online auction design, and chatbots.

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ungar@cis.upenn.edu