Timothy Wilking Finin


Curriculum Vitae, November 27, 2017

Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore MD 21250
voice:+1-410-455-3522, fax:+1-410-455-3969, mobile:+1-410-499-3522
finin@umbc.edu, http://umbc.edu/~finin

Research Interests

Artificial intelligence, semantic web technologies, natural language processing, knowledge and database systems, applications involving cybersecurity, social media, mobile and pervasive computing

Education

Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Illinois, 1980. dissertation: The Semantic Interpretation of Compound Nominals (advisor: D. L. Waltz)

M.S. in Computer Science, University of Illinois, 1977. thesis: An Interpreter and Compiler for Augmented Transition Networks (advisor: D. L. Waltz)

S.B. in Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1971. thesis: Three Problems in Analyzing Scenes (advisor: P. H. Winston)

Employment

2017- Willard and Lillian Hackerman Chair in Engineering
1991- Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
2014-2015 JHU Human Language Technology Center of Excellence (sabbatical leave)
2007-2008 JHU APL and Human Language Technology Center of Excellence (sabbatical leave)
2007- Affiliate Scientist, JHU Human Language Technology Center of Excellence
1999-2002 Director, UMBC Institute for Global Electronic Commerce
1991-1995 Chair, UMBC Department of Computer Science

1987-91 Technical Director, Knowledge Based Information Processing, Unisys Center for Advanced Information Technology, Paoli PA

1987-91 Adjunct Associate Professor, Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania

1980-87 Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania

1974-80 Research Assistant, Research Associate, Coordinated Science Laboratory, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

1977 Visiting Research Staff, Computer Science Department, IBM. Research Laboratory, San Jose

1971-74 Research Staff, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, MIT

1970 Research Assistant, The Cambridge Project, MIT

Awards and Honors