Andrea Burns

PhD Student, Boston University

Andrea Burns is a first year PhD student at BU. She is currently taking CS591: Introduction to Natural Language Processing and CS520: Programming Languages (Spring 2019). This past semester, Fall 2018, she took CS591: Advanced Optimization Algorithms and CS585: Image and Video Computing. She also has experience with machine learning and has taken a sequence of courses (undergraduate + graduate level) at Tulane University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science. She is primarily interested in computer vision and natural language processing. In her undergraduate studies she minored in French and continued her passion for dance by taking classes and starting her own organization.

Andrea hopes to work in industry after the completion of her PhD, in the pursuit of projects that will impact people positively in application.