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Education

 

  • PhD in Computer Science (Feb 2012 - Jan 2015), University of Wolverhampton (UK)
    Research Institute in Information and Language Processing, Research Group in Computational Linguistics
    PhD thesis: "New Data-Driven Approaches to Text Simplification" (passed without corrections)

  • MA in Natural Language Processing and Human Language Technologies (Sep 2009 - Jun 2011)

       Erasmus Mundus International Masters (Multiple Degree)

       Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain (2009-2010) and University of Wolverhampton, UK (2010-2011)
       Dissertation topic: “NLP methodology for investigating language change” (graduated with distinction)

 

  • Dipl. Mathematician (BSc), Faculty of Mathematics, University of Belgrade (Serbia)
    Major: Computer Science (graduated with distinction)

Awards

  • Young Researcher Award at the International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP), Varna, Bulgaria, September 2-4, 2019.

  • Best paper (honorable mention) at International Conference on Semantic Computing (IEEE ICSC), San Diego, USA, 30 Januar - 1 Februar, 2017.

  • Best paper award at Student workshop held in conjunction with Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP), Hissar, Bulgaria, September 7-13, 2013.

  • 3rd prize for the best poster at 14th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CICLing), Samos, Greece, March 24-30, 2013.

  • Best students award from Eurobank EFG (2007)

  • II prize at Federal (Yugoslavia) Competition in Mathematics (2003)

  • III prize at Federal (Yugoslavia) Competition in Physics (2003)

Scholarships/Bursaries

 

  • Ramon y Cajal Fellowship (2022)

  • PhD Bursary, University of Wolverhampton, UK (2012-2015)

  • Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for IM in NLP&HLT (2009-2011)

  • DAAD scholarship for intensive German language course in Leipzig, Germany (2009)

  • Ministry of Sports and Education, Republic of Serbia (2005-2007)

  • Ministry of Social and Children’s Welfare, Belgrade (2006)

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