Paul McNamee

Principal Research Scientist Applied Physics Laboratory
Senior Research Scientis Human Language Technology Center of Excellence
Johns Hopkins University

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 early research was in multilingual text retrieval and information extraction. More recently I have been working in machine translation. 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

Detailed lists of my scholarly publications are available here or from Google Scholar or the ACL Anthology


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, or through online education.


I enjoy flatwater paddling and playing Euro-style board games (e.g., Wingspan, Taluva, Le Havre).

Paul McNamee: https://pmcnamee.net/