Faculty of Engineering and Computing
Work Area/Key Responsibilities
Academic biographyI am currently an Assistant Professor at the School of Computing and a member of the ADAPT research centre. Prior to taking up my appointment at DCU in 2019, I was a Lecturer at the School of Computer Science, Maynooth University.
From 2014- 2017, I was a Research Fellow, Adjunct Lecturer and Research Unit Leader at the INSIGHT Center for Data Analytics, NUI Galway (NUIG), where I led the Knowledge Discovery Unit focusing on the specific research areas of: Natural Language Processing, Data Visualization and Knowledge Discovery from heterogeneous data sources (text and graph).
I was charged with managing the SW1 work package of the SFI Insight Grant. In addition, I was Principle Investigator of two SFI co-funded Targeted Projects (Elsevier and DataLive, respectively) and coordinated a 3 year Horizon 2020 Innovation Action “ SSIX - Social Sentiment Financial Indexes.