- November 2016 - Present:
Research Scientist at Google in London, UK.
- August 2008 - November 2016:
Researcher at Microsoft in Cambridge, UK.
- September 2002 - June 2008:
PhD Student in Computer Science at Cornell University.
My advisor was Thorsten Joachims.
My minor was in Business Management.
- May 2007 - August 2007:
Summer Intern in the Search group at Yahoo! Research.
- May 2005 - August 2005:
Summer Intern in the ASI group at Microsoft Research.
- March 1998 - July 1999, August 2001 - July 2002:
Bachelors with Honours, Australian National University.
(First Class Honours in Computer Science, with University Medal).
- September 1999 - May 2000:
Undergraduate Exchange to Pennsylvania State University.
Recent Awards & Scholarships
- I received a 2006-2007 Microsoft Research Fellowship sponsored by Microsoft Live Labs.
- Best Student Paper Award, KDD 2005 for F. Radlinski and T. Joachims, Query Chains: Learning to Rank from Implicit Feedback.
- I was a Fulbright scholar from Australia.
- I was co-chair of the first North East Student Colloquium on AI, NESCAI '06.
- I was on the program committee for the following conferences:
AAAI 2006; SIGIR 2006, 2007, 2008; KDD 2008
- I was a non-program committee reviewer for the following conferences:
WWW 2005, 2006; NIPS 2006; AAAI 2007; KDD 2005; ECML/PKDD 2004; ICDM 2004, 2005; KI 2007.
- I was a reviewer or program committee member for the following workshops:
Query Log Analysis at WWW 2007; ITWP07 at AAAI 2007; LR4IR at SIGIR 2007, 2008; NESCAI 2007, 2008; WebKDD at KDD 2006; Beyond Binary Relevance at SIGIR 2008.