Nizar Habash

Nizar Habash

Professor

NYUAD Computer Science

Biography

Nizar Habash is a computer scientist specializing in natural language processing and computational linguistics. Before joining NYUAD, he was a research scientist at Columbia University's Center for Computational Learning Systems. His research includes work on machine translation, morphological analysis, and computational modeling of Arabic and its dialects. Professor Habash has been a principal investigator or co-investigator on over 20 grants. And he has over 150 publications including a book entitled "Introduction to Arabic Natural Language Processing".

 

Education

University of Maryland College Park, 2003

Doctor of Philosophy, Computer Science

Old Dominion University, 1997

Bachelor of Science, Computer Engineering

Old Dominion University, 1997

Bachelor of Arts, Linguistics and Languages

Experience

Columbia University

Research Scientist

From: June 2005 to August 2014

Columbia University

Post-doctoral Researcher

From: June 2004 to July 2005

University of Maryland College Park

Post-doctoral Researcher

From: June 2003 to July 2004