Bert Huang

Bert Huang is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at Virginia Tech. He earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 2011, and spent three years as a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Maryland, College Park.

His research investigates machine learning, with a focus on topics including structured prediction, statistical relational learning, and computational social science. His papers have been published at conferences including NIPS, ICML, UAI, and AISTATS.  He earned the Andrew P. Kosoresow Memorial Award for Outstanding Performance in Teaching and Service while teaching in Columbia’s Department of Computer Science.

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Assistant Professor
Phone: (540)-231-6772
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Scalable Learning of Complex Structured Models Scalable Learning of Complex Structured Models develops new algorithms and theoretical analysis on different domains.
Research Areas:
  • iconNetwork Science
Dates: December 1, 2014Present
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Semi-Supervised Learning of Cyberbullying and Harassment Patterns in Social Media Semi-Supervised Learning of Cyberbullying and Harassment Patterns in Social Media develops algorithms that identify detrimental online social behaviors.
Research Areas:
  • iconNetwork Science
Dates: June 1, 2015Present
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EMBERS EMBERS is a system for forecasting societal significant societal events from open source surrogates.
Research Areas:
  • iconForecasting
  • iconNetwork Science
Dates: August 1, 2012July 4, 2016

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Bert Huang's Timeline

Year: 2011

Earned PhD, Columbia University

Year: 2013

Organizer, Workshop on Mining and Learning with Graphs

Year: 2014

Assistant Processor, Virginia Tech Department of Computer Science

Year: 2014

Area Chair, Neural Information Processing Systems

Year: 2014

Senior Program Committee, International Conference on Machine Learning

Year: 2015

Reviewer award, International Conference on Machine Learning