Liz Liddy


Elizabeth D. Liddy is dean and Trustee Professor in the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. In 1999, she was appointed director of the school's Center for Natural Language Processing, which advances the development of human-like language understanding software capabilities for government, commercial, and consumer applications. Liddy has led 65 research projects, has authored more than 110 research papers, and has given hundreds of conference presentations on her work. She is a recipient of the Tibbetts Award from the SBIR Program of the U.S. Small Business Administration (1998), the Enterprise Award for Technology from the Upstate New York Technology Business Forum (1998), the Outstanding Alumni Award from SU (2000), the Post-Standard and Syracuse-Federation of Women's Clubs Achievement Award (2005), and the 12th Annual Search Engine Conference Best Paper Award (2007). In addition, she was elected chair of the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval for 2007–2009. She is a member of Beta Phi Mu, the library and information studies honor society, and Sigma Xi, the international honor society of scientific and engineering research.

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