Nizar Habash

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Nizar Habash

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".

 

Research Interests: Arabic Natural Language Processing, Natural Language Processing, Computational Linguistics, Artificial Intelligence

Old Dominion University 1997
Bachelor of Arts, Linguistics and Languages

Old Dominion University 1997
Bachelor of Science, Computer Engineering

University of Maryland College Park 2003
Doctor of Philosophy, Computer Science


University of Maryland College Park
Post-doctoral Researcher
From: July 2003 to July 2004

Columbia University
Post-doctoral Researcher
From: July 2004 to July 2005

Columbia University
Research Scientist
From: July 2005 to August 2014