John R. Kohl
Retired, SAS Institute
John R. Kohl worked at SAS Institute as a technical writer, technical editor, and linguistic engineer for 25 years until his retirement. During his time at SAS, John devoted much of his time to terminology issues and to refining the Global English guidelines. As a linguistic engineer, John customized and supported tools and processes that helped make SAS documentation more consistent, easier to translate, and easier for non-native speakers of English to understand. John has been interested in machine translation and other language technologies for many years.
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Events and Extras
2009 Society for Technical Communication, International Technical Publications Competition:
Award of Excellence Winner- The Global English Style Guide: Writing Clear, Translatable Documentation for a Global Market
2008-2009 Society for Technical Communication, Carolina Chapter Technical Publications Competition:
Distinguished Winner and Best of Show Winner- The Global English Style Guide: Writing Clear, Translatable Documentation for a Global Market
- Ron Cody, EdD, a retired professor from the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School now works as a private consultant and a national instructor for SAS Institute.
- Ganlin Xu, PhD, is the Chief Technology Officer at GuidedChoice, Inc. Dr. Xu has more than two decades of investment industry experience and currently serves as a Quantitative Research Consultant at McKinley Capital Management, LLC.
- Ruth M. Hummel, PhD, is a Senior Manager of Analytical Education at SAS. Dr. Hummel develops curricula, teaches, and consults to help researchers and practitioners apply statistical methods and analytics to solving problems, predominantly in the health and life sciences.