Paul McNamee

Principal Research Scientist
Applied Physics Laboratory & Human Language Technology Center of Excellence
Johns Hopkins University
Email: paulmac AT jhu PUNCT edu

Abbreviated Biography

I am a computer scientist with Johns Hopkins University and I have appointments with the Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) and the Human Language Technology Center of Excellence (HLTCOE). My main body of work has been in multilingual text retrieval and information extraction (mining information from unstructured text). Projects that I have worked on include:

I am a senior member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and a member of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).

Select Publications

More detailed lists of my scholarly publications are available here or from Google Scholar.


I teach as an adjunct faculty member in the Johns Hopkins University's Engineering and Applied Science Program for Professionals, program in computer science. The program offers students the opportunity to earn a masters degree by taking courses at several facilities in the Baltimore and Washington D.C. area.


I enjoy paddling and playing Euro-style board games (e.g., Taluva, Le Havre, or Fire in the Lake). On 10/29/17 I played Here I Stand, a six-faction game modeling the spread of the Protestant Reformation in Europe 500 years less 2 days ago.

Paul McNamee: http://pmcnamee.net/