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Former UKP Members – Now Faculty

The UKP Lab is exceptionally strong in promoting young research scientists. Many former PhD students and postdoctoral fellows are now employed as university faculty:

1. Dr. Delphine Bernhard, postdoc 2007 – 2009. Since 09.2011 Senior Lecturer in Computer Science, University of Strasbourg, France

2. Dr. Ute Trapp, postdoc 2010 – 2011. Since 2011 Associate Professor in Computer Science, Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, Germany

3. Dr. Torsten Zesch, former PhD student and postdoc 2010 – 2011. Since 04.2020 Professor for Language Technology, Faculty of Engineering, University Duisburg-Essen, Germany

4. Dr. Margot Mieskes, postdoc 2013 – 2015. Since 04.2015 Associate Professor for Research and Economy Data Management, Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, Germany

5. Dr. Saeede Momtazi, postdoc 2013 – 2016. Since 10.2016 Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Engineering and Information Technology, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran

6. Dr. Steffen Eger, postdoc 2015 – 2018. Since 01.2019 Independent Junior Group Leader, Department of Computer Science, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany

7. Yang Gao, PhD, postdoc 2017 – 2019. Since 06.2019 Lecturer, Department of Computer Science, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, UK

8. Dr. Lucie Flek (former PhD student). From 04.2021 Professor, Phillips-Universität Marburg, Germany

9. DPhil Edwin Simpson, postdoc 2016 -2020. Since 04.2020 Lecturer, Department of Computer Science, University of Bristol, UK

10. Dr. Lisa Beinborn, former PhD student and postdoc 2016 – 2018. Since 04.2020 Asisstant Professor for Natural Language Processing, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands.

11. Dr. Ivan Habernal, postdoc 2015 – 2018. Since 01.2021 Independent Junior Group Leader, Department of Computer Science, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany