Prof. Dr. Julia M. Taylor

Julia M. Taylor earned her Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering in 2008, M.S. in Computer Science in 2004, and B.S. in Computer Science and B. A. in Mathematics in 1999 at the University of Cincinnati.  After a short postdoc at the Cincinnati Children Hospital and Medical Center, she worked as Senior Research Engineer at RiverGlass, Inc. (2008-2011), improving and implementing the Ontological Semantic Technology for an analytics application. She was a Visiting Scholar at Purdue since 2008 and joined CERIAS as a Research Assistant Professor in June 2011. Since January 2012, she has been a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Technology as well as an elected Fellow of CERIAS. She has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers in artificial intelligence, computational humor, computational semantics, fuzzy logic, information security, and robotic communication and intelligence. She has taught a WorldComp tutorial on Ontological Semantic Technology since 2012. She has also served on the editorial boards of HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research and European Journal of Humour Research and co-chaired the first AAAI Fall 2012 Symposium on Artificial intelligence of Humor in Arlington, VA.