Frank Rudzicz
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University

    Associate professor (Status Only), Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Arts & Science, University of Toronto

    Faculty Member, Vector Institute

    Canada CIFAR Artificial Intelligence Chair

    Co-founder, WinterLight Labs

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Research Interests

  • Natural Language Processing
  • Machine Learning
  • Healthcare
  • Speech Technologies
  • Explainable AI
  • Fairness in ML


Frank Rudzicz is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Computer Science at the Dalhousie University. His research is in machine learning in healthcare, especially in natural language processing, speech recognition, and surgical safety. Frank completed his PhD in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Toronto and his Master’s in Electrical and Computer Engineering from McGill University. Frank is also the co-founder and President of WinterLight Labs. As an Associate Professor (status) at the University of Toronto, he teaches natural language processing and artificial intelligence in clinical medicine.


  • Recipient, Connaught Innovation award
  • Recipient, Early Researcher Award, Ontario Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science
  • Recipient, Excellence in Applied Research award, National Speech-Language & Audiology Canada
  • President, Joint Special Interest Group of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) and the International Speech Communication Association (ISCA), 2015-present
  • Member, CIHR College of Reviewers
  • Appeared in the New York Times, the Globe & Mail, Wired, Maclean’s, Space, CTV News, CBC News, the Toronto Star, Nature, and Scientific American.
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