Curriculum Vitae

Jobs

Education

  • 07/2020
    Habilitation at University of Stuttgart
  • 08/2006– 12/2010
    PhD Student at TU Dortmund University (defense in 05/2011)
  • 10/1999 – 06/2006
    Student of Computer Science with minor subject psychology at University of Dortmund
  • 05/1999
    General qualification for university entrance (Abitur) at Reinhard- und Max-Mannesmann Gymnasium, Duisburg

Awards and Scholarships

  • 2022
    Runner-up for best paper award at ArgMining Workshop at COLING
  • 2018
    Acknowledged as top reviewer ACL
  • 2018
    Students’ Choice for Excellence in Teaching (Institute for Natural Language Processing)
  • 2018
    NLDB Best Paper Award
  • 2018
    LCT Erasmus Scholarship (University of Malta)
  • 2017
    WASSA-2017 Shared Task on Emotion Intensity, Place 2/21
  • 2017
    Erasmus+ Scholarship (University of Malta)
  • 2016
    Best innovation and transfer project, SEMANTiCS Conference, with Semalytix GmbH
  • 2016
    Best paper award, Semantic Sentiment Analysis Workshop, ESWC
  • 2010
    PhD Short Term Scholarship, UMass Amherst, DAAD
  • 2008
    ISCB Travel Scholarship for ISMB, U.S. Department of Energy
  • 2007
    Second BioCreative Challenge Evaluation Task 2 (NER), Place 4/19
  • 2006
    CIMMACS “Best Student Paper”

Memberships, Activities, Organizer, Chair…

Reviewer for Funding Agencies

Reviewer in Journals (selection)

  • Computational Linguistics Journal (ACL, MIT Press), 2022, 2023
  • Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics (TACL, 2021–2023)
  • Cambridge Press Natural Language Engineering, 2018-2023
  • IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, 2020-2022
  • Journal of Bioinformatics (Oxford Journals), 2008-2015
  • BMC Bioinformatics, 2009-2014

Program Committee Member of Conferences (selection)

  • Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL), 2018-2021
  • Conference of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), 2017, 2018, 2019
  • International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING), 2016, 2020
  • Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics (*SEM), 2018-2022
  • Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI), 2021, 2022
  • Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), 2010-2022
  • Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL), 2017-2021
  • ACL Rolling Review, 2021
  • Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics (CLIC-it), 2020, 2021
  • 23rd Nordic Conference on Computational Linguistics (NoDaLiDa), 2021, 2023
  • Digital Humanities im Deutschsprachigen Raum (DHd), 2018, 2020
  • Conference on Natural Language Processing (KONVENS)/International Conference of the German Society for Computational Lingustics and Language Technologies (GSCL-Tagung), 2012-2023
  • Digital Humanities (DH), 2018-2019
  • International Conference on eParticipation (eGov, ePart) (PC member), 2013-2017

Program Committee Member of Workshops at Conferences

  • BioNLP, 2022, 2023
  • Workshop on NLP and Computational Social Science (NLP+CSS), 2019, 2022
  • Workshop on Noisy User-generated Text (W-NUT), 2018-2021
  • Workshop on Domain Adaptation for NLP (Adapt-NLP), 2021
  • Workshop on Knowledge Representation & Reasoning Meets Machine Learning at NeurIPS, 2020
  • Workshop on Computational Modeling of PEople’s Opinions, PersonaLity, and Emotions in Social media (PEOPLES), 2020
  • SocialNLP, 2017-2020
  • Workshop on Computational Approaches to Subjectivity, Sentiment & Social Media Analysis (WASSA) (PC member), 2015-2018
  • Ethics in NLP, 2017, 2018