Nikola Ljubešić

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Nikola Ljubešić

Scientist’s Identification Number: 272820

Personal Web-site:   Nikola Ljubešić (FFZG)

Croatian Scientific Bibliography (CROSBI) profile: Nikola Ljubešić (CROSBI)

EDUCATION

2009 PhD Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb

2003 MA, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb

CURRENT POSITIONS

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb

Postdoctoral researcher, Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

2009-2011 Postdoctoral researcher, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb

2004-2009 Research assistant, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

2015 Visiting scholar at University of Zürich

2014 Visiting researcher at Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Department of Knowledge Technologies

2007 Visiting scholar at University of Pennsylvania, USA, Department of linguistics and Department of computer science

2003 Visiting student at City University, London, Department of information science

PhD AND POST-DOCTORAL STUDENT SUPERVISION

Supervisor of one and co-supervisor of two PhD theses at the University of Zagreb

Currently co-supervising one PhD thesis at the University of Ljubljana

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

Since 2005 teaching courses in natural language processing at the Department of Information and Communication Sciences, University of Zagreb.

ORGANISATION OF SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS (if applicable)

2016 LT4VarDial –  Second Joint Workshop on Language Technology for Closely Related Languages, Varieties and Dialects, COLING 2016, Osaka

2016-2017 Series of linguistic seminars organised as part of the Regional Linguistic Data Initiative (ReLDI)

2015 LT4VarDial – Joint Workshop on Language Technology for Closely Related Languages, Varieties and Dialects, RANLP 2015, Hissar

2014 VarDial – Workshop in Applying NLP Tools to Similar Languages, Varieties and Dialects, COLING 2014, Dublin

MEMBERSHIPS

2011- member of the Association for Computational Linguistics

2011- member of the Slovene Association for Language Technologies

2005- member of the Croatian Association for Language Technologies

NOTABLE SCIENTIFIC COLLABORATIONS

2015-2017 Swiss National Science Foundation project ReLDI (Regional Linguistic Data Initiative), principal investigator

2014-2017 Slovene National Science Foundation project JANES (Resources, Tools and Methods for the Research of Nonstandard Internet Slovene)

2013-2016 FP7 IAPP project Abu-MaTran (Automatic Building of Machine Translation), principal investigator

2014-2016 European Regional Development Fund project RAPUT (Computer assistant for facilitating text entry of people with language disabilities), work package leader

2011-2013 FP7 project CESAR (Central and South-East European Resources)

2010-2012 FP7 project LetsMT! (Platform for Online Sharing of Training Data and Building User Tailored Machine Translation)

2010-2012 FP7 project ACCURAT (Analysis and evaluation of Comparable Corpora for UnderResourced Areas of machine Translation)