I am an assistant professor for computational linguistics and natural language processing at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. I have a passion for interdisciplinary research including topics from machine learning, cognitive science, psycholinguistics, and educational research.
My favorite topics for a sunny coffee break: the elegance of volleyball, the ease of travelling by train, the latest novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
PhD in Computer Science, 2016
Technische Universität Darmstadt
DaF Certificate: Teaching German as a foreign language, 2015
LMU München and Goethe-Institut
MSc in Computational Linguistics, 2010
Saarland University (and Bolzano, Italy)
BSc in Computational Linguistics, 2008
Saarland University (and Barcelona, Spain)
I work(ed) part-time in the first half of 2018 and in 2020.
Sharing my knowledge and encouraging female and male students to pursue research projects matters to me. I completed module 1 of the certificate for university didactics and have been teaching the following courses:
I have (co-)supervised the following students:
Many years of my life, playing volleyball had a very high priority. I played in various teams of the first and second national leagues and in the junior national team.
I am certified for teaching German as a foreign language and have been engaged in voluntary teaching activities for migrants. Now, I am a migrant myself trying to learn Dutch.
I like Italian coffee.