Dan Klein

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Daniel Klein
Born 1976
Nationality American
Alma mater Stanford University
Oxford University
Cornell University
Mt. Lebanon High School
Awards Marshall scholarship
Grace Murray Hopper Award
Sloan Research Fellowship
NSF Career Award
Scientific career
Fields Computer science
Institutions University of California, Berkeley

Daniel Klein (born c. 1976) is an American computer scientist and associate professor of computer science at the University of California, Berkeley.

He was educated at Mt. Lebanon High School in Mt. Lebanon Township, Pennsylvania and earned a BA in mathematics, computer science, and linguistics by Cornell University, a Master of Studies (MSt) in linguistics by Oxford University and a Ph.D. by Stanford University.

His research focuses on natural language processing and using computational methods to automatically acquire models of human languages. Examples include large-scale systems for language understanding as well as computational linguistics projects, such as the reconstruction of ancient languages.

His honors and awards include a Marshall scholarship, the ACM's Grace Murray Hopper Award, the Sloan Research Fellowship, the NSF CAREER Award, and the Microsoft New Faculty Fellowship.

He has published numerous papers.