Ryan Gabbard



BS Mathematics, BS Linguistics, University of Kentucky
PhD Computer Science, University of Pennsylvania


Dr. Ryan Gabbard is a computer scientist at USC ISI. His recent work has been on coreference, event detection, event-event relations, forecasting, and novel approaches to annotation.

Previously, as a Senior Scientist in the Speech, Language, and Multimedia group at BBN Technologies, Gabbard was the technical lead for their DARPA LORELEI low-resource entity detection and linking system and for the top-performing event extraction system under DARPA DEFT.

Gabard also has extensive experience leading teams to implement complex research software systems and has been a lead developer of the NLP frameworks of both ISI and BBN.