Yufan Guo is a Research Staff Member at the IBM Almaden Research Center. She is currently working on the Medical Sieve Radiology Grand Challenge project. Her work combines natural language processing, biomedical text mining, medical image processing, and insights from cognitive computing. Yufan holds a PhD in Computation, Cognition and Language and an MPhil in Computer Speech, Text and Internet Technology from the University of Cambridge, supervised by Dr. Anna Korhonen, and a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Peking University.