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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. 04.2020 – 03.2022 Professor for Language Technology, Faculty of Engineering, University Duisburg-Essen, Germany, since 04.2022 Full Professor, FernUniversität in Hagen, 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. 2019 – 2022 Independent Junior Group Leader, Department of Computer Science, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany. Now Heisenberg grant recipient of the DFG, leading the Natural Language Learning Group (NLLG) at Bielefeld University.

7. Yang Gao, PhD, postdoc 2017 – 2019. 2019 – 2021 Lecturer, Department of Computer Science, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, UK. Now Research Scientist at Google.

8. Dr. Lucie Flek (former PhD student). From 04.2021 Professor, Phillips-Universität Marburg, Germany, and from 04.2023 Professor, Bonn-Aachen International Center for Information Technology (b-it), Universität Bonn, 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. 2021 – 2023 Independent Junior Group Leader, Department of Computer Science, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany. From 10.2023 Full Professor for Natural Language Processing, Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Mathematics, Paderborn University, Germany.

12. Dr. Gözde Gül Sahin, postdoc 2018 – 2022. Since 02.2022 Asisstant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Koç University, İstanbul, Türkiye

13. Dr. Nafise Sadat Moosavi, postdoc 2018 – 2022. Since 02.2022 Lecturer in Natural Language Processing, Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield, UK

14. Dr. Maxime Peyrard (former PhD student). Since 09.2023 Junior Professor, CNRS and Laboratoire d’informatique de Grenoble, France

15. Dr. Tristan Miller (former PhD student). Since 12.2023 Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Manitoba, Canada