Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Juniorprofessur for Semantic Web / Wirtschaftsinformatik III

University of New Hampshire

Email: <lastname> at
PGP ID: 0xF5F7017F

Consultation hours: by appointment per email

You can find my homepage here:


  • Information Retrieval with
  • Query-specific Knowledge Base Construction
  • NLP for Information Extraction
  • Entity Linking
  • Topic Models


Dr. Laura Dietz is a postdoctoral research scientist working with Prof. Simone Paolo Ponzetto on topics of Natural Language Processing in the context of Information Retrieval and Knowledge Bases. Before that she was working as a research scientist with Bruce Croft at the Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval (CIIR) at the University of Massachusetts and did a postdoc with Andrew McCallum. She obtained her doctoral degree with a thesis on topic models for networked data from Max Planck Institute for Informatik in early 2011, being supervised by Tobias Scheffer and Gerhard Weikum. Between Masters and PhD, she worked at a Fraunhofer Institute until it got shut down. She worked on her PhD in Darmstadt, Berlin, Saarbruecken, Cambridge (UK), and Amherst.