Ritwik Banerjee is a research assistant professor at the Department of Computer Science, Stony Brook University, where he also received his Ph.D. in computer science, advised by Y. Choi and co-advised by I. V. Ramakrishnan. His research is in the area of natural language processing and information extraction, with special focus on learning in the biomedical domain for applications in healthcare informatics. He received the Computer Science Chairman Fellowship in 2009-2010. Prior to his doctorate, he holds a M.Sc. in Computer Science and B.Sc. in Mathematics and Computer Science from the Chennai Mathematical Institute, India.
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- Best Paper award at IEEE ICHI 2015 for our adverse drug event detection and attribution system.