Kara B. Greenfield

Kara GreenfieldKara B. Greenfield
Lincoln Laboratory
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Human Language Technology Group
244 Wood Street
Lexington, MA 02420-9108
Email: kara.greenfield@ll.mit.edu


Ms. Kara Greenfield joined MIT Lincoln Laboratory as an associate staff member in the Human Language Technology Group in May 2012 after graduating from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Her work focuses on researching graph theoretic methods for speaker identification, named entity recognition, social network analysis, and visual analytics.

Prior to starting work at Lincoln Laboratory, Ms. Greenfield interned at CA Technologies and Pegasystems. She also did research with HP Labs and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Additionally, she was a teaching assistant at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where she won the teaching assistant of the year award from the Department of Mathematical Sciences. 

Ms. Greenfield received her bachelor's degree in mathematics and computer science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 2011 and her master's degree in industrial mathematics from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 2012. Her master's research focused on utilizing crowdsourcing to develop a gold-standard quality corpus for named entity recognition. Ms. Greenfield is a member of both Pi Mu Epsilon and Upsilon Pi Epsilon.


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