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Goran Glavaš
Assistant Professor for Natural Language Processing
Faculty of Business Informatics and Mathematics, University of Mannheim
Data and Web Science Group

B6, 27-29 (Building C, Room C1.02)

68161 Mannheim, Germany

E-mail: goran@informatik.uni-mannheim.de

Phone: +49 621 181 2637

Mobile: +49 176 361 52 631

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Professional info​

I'm an Assistant Professor at the Data and Web Science group of the University of Mannheim, primarily working in the area of natural language processing (NLP). Other areas of research and professional interests include machine learning, information retrieval, and artificial intelligence in general. Within NLP, I especially focus on lexical and computational semantics, information extraction (primarily events and temporal information), multilingual and cross-lingual NLP, and NLP applications for social sciences and humanities (dominantly political science).  

Work experience
Assistant Professor for NLP. DWS, University of Mannheim

September ​2017 - present

Postdoctoral Researcher. DWS, University of Mannheim.

October 2015 - August 2017

Postdoctoral Researcher. TakeLab, University of Zagreb.

​May 2014 - September 2015

Research Assistant. TakeLab, University of Zagreb.

​May 2011 - April 2014

Software Developer. Secom d.o.o, Rijeka, Croatia.

​October 2010 - April 2011

Scientific and professional interests

Natural language processing

  • Lexical and computational semantics

  • Information extraction

  • Multilingual and cross-lingual NLP

  • NLP applications

Machine learning

  • Deep learning 

Information retrieval

  • Semantic search

Artificial intelligence

Education​
PhD in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence).

University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing

October 2010 - April 2014

Thesis: "Information Extraction and Retrieval Based on Event Graphs"

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jan Šnajder

Master in Computer Science (Profile: Software Engineering).

University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing

​September 2008 - June 2010

Thesis: "Information System for Tracking of Marine Mammals"

Bachelor in Computer Science (Module: Software Engineering).

University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing

​September 2005 - July 2008

Thesis: "Database for Tracking Financial Activities of a Company"

Full CV
My detailed curriculum vitae is available here