Position

Lecturer

Office

355 Information Technology and Engineering (ITE) Building

Contact Info

University of Maryland, Baltimore County
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

phone: (410) 455-3554
email:

Biography

Prior to joining the faculty at UMBC, Ben Johnson worked at a startup and at IBM Watson.  At IBM, Ben contributed to projects including Chef Watson, Watson Personal Assistant, Watson Conversation Service, and the Facebook chat bot for The Weather Company.  Ben’s research interests include: Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, Computer Science Education, Machine Learning, Knowledge Representation, and Software Engineering.

Education

B.S. Computer Science University of Maryland, Baltimore County. 2006. M.S. Computer Science University of Maryland, Baltimore County. 2010.
Ph.D Computer Science University of Maryland, Baltimore County. 2013.