Kristjan is currently a 2nd year Computer Science Ph.D. student at the University of Central Florida under the guidance of Dr. Fei Liu. His research interest include natural language processing, machine learning, and large scale data processing. He is involved with the Natural Language Processing Group, also at UCF. Kristjan has been with the university since 2008 and there he completed his B.S., also in CS. Outside of academia Kristjan has an affinity for travel, food and wine.