The overarching goal of Dr. Dligach's research is developing methods for automatic semantic analysis of texts. His work spans such areas of computer science as natural language processing, machine learning, and data mining. Most recently his research has focused on semantic analysis of clinical texts. He works both on method development and applications.
Prior to to joining Loyola, Dr. Dligach was a researcher at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Dligach received his PhD in computer science from the University of Colorado Boulder, his MS in computer science from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and his BS in computer science from Loyola University Chicago.