Main area of research
Natural language & AI
Jonathan Greenspan works in the Natural Language Understanding group as the Genie Technical Lead for English. His responsibilities include developing and optimizing statistical natural language understanding models for a variety of cloud based products and driving platform improvement projects. Prior to joining Nuance, he worked at Analogic Corporation as Manager of the semiconductor deposition group and at Nortel Networks as a Senior Member of the Scientific Staff. Dr. Greenspan has coauthored about 20 articles and conference proceedings and two patents in the fields of semiconductor physics and computer modeling. He has worked with C/C++, Java, Python, C#, Assembly and other coding languages for various tasks, most often, to represent and build models for a variety of different domains, including machine learning for language processing, electronic transport in solids, radiation interaction with materials, signal processing and fluid dynamics. He received his B.Eng., M.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees, all from the Electrical and Computer Engineering department of McGill University.