Google Anita Borg Scholarship Award (2010)
Department of Computer Science
Center for Language and Speech Processing
3400 North Charles, Baltimore MD 21218
E-mail: svitlana[AT]jhu.edu or svitlana.volkova[AT]gmail.com
Dissertation: Predicting Demographics and Affect in Social Networks [slides]
MS in Computer Science, Fulbright Graduate Student Scholarship Award (2008 - 2010)
Computing and Information Sciences Department
Research Assistant, Knowledge Discovery in Databases Laboratory
Advisers: William H. Hsu, Doina Caragea
Research project: Information Extraction in the Predictive Epidemiology Domain, supported by the National Agricultural Bio-Security Center and the U.S. DoD.
MS thesis: Entity extraction, animal disease-related event recognition and classification from web [slides_short][slides_long].
Research Fellow, Instructor at Medical Equipment and Systems Department
Advisers: Yuriy Kondratenko, Oleksandr Trunov
Research interests: Software engineering, software testing and verification, software reliability and quality.
Research project: Developing algorithms and programming tools to increase software quality and reliability.
MS thesis: Software development for automated testing of students' knowledge.