Assistant Professor, Linguistics; Assistant Professor, Cognitive Science - GIDP; Affiliated Faculty, Computational Social Science Certificate Program

Gus Hahn-Powell

Educational Background:
PhD in Computational Linguistics (University of Arizona, 2018)
MS in Human Language Technology (University of Arizona, 2014)
MA in Applied Linguistics (University of Alabama, 2010)
BA in Japanese (University of Alabama, 2008)
My research centers around machine reading for scientific discovery. In other words, I build and design intelligent systems to help researchers surmount the problem of information overload by scouring the vast body of scientific literature, analyzing findings, and synthesizing discoveries to generate novel hypotheses. Please see my website ( for details on my research and teaching.
Area(s) of Interest:
  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Literature-based Discovery (LBD)