About

I am Hosein Azarbonyad, a PhD student at University of Amsterdam in Information and Language Precessing Systems (ILPS) group. I am currently working on Information Retrieval and Political Text Mining under supervision of Dr. Maarten Marx, Prof. Maarten de Rijke, and Dr. Jaap Kamps.

My research interests are:

  • Information Retrieval
  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Social Network Analysis

Education

PhD candidate in Information Retrieval,University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2014-present

Master of Science in Information Technology EngineeringUniversity of Tehran , Tehran, Iran, 2010-2013

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, University of Tabriz , Tabriz, Iran

 

Awards and Honors

  • Best Paper Award, The 2nd ACM SIGIR International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR), 2016
  • Best Paper Honorable Mention, Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum (CLEF’16), 2016
  • Best Poster Award, European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), 2015
  • ACM SIGIR Student Travel Grant for attending the ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), 2016
  • CLARIN ERIC Grant for attending Creative Camp #3 at Talk of Europe, 2015
  • Student Travel Grant for attending the following conferences: ECIR2017, ICTIR2016, SIGIR2016, SIGIR2015, RuSSIR2015, ECIR2015
  • Receiving Iran Telecommunication Research Center (ITRC) Scholarship, Supporting M. Sc. Thesis 2012
  • Ranked 1st among all B. Sc. Computer Science Students, University of Tabriz, 2006-2010

  • Receiving Faculty of Mathematics Scholarship as an Exceptional Student 2007-2010

  • Ranked 3st in the Entrance Examination of 15th Iranian National Olympiad in Computer Engineering among Northwest students of Iran, 2010

  • Ranked 20st in the 15th Iranian National Olympiad in Computer Engineering for university students, 2010

  • Winner of FOM (Faculty of Mathematics) Award for Ranking 1rd among all Computer Science Students, University of Tabriz, 2006-2010