About

I’m a Lecturer in Natural Language Processing in the Computer Science Department of the University of Sheffield, co-affiliated with the Machine Learning (ML) group. Previously, I was a Lecturer in Data Science at the Information School, University of Sheffield. I’ve gained industrial experience working as a scientist at Amazon (Amazon Research Cambridge and Alexa). I was a research associate at UCL, Department of Computer Science, Media Futures Group and I completed a PhD in Natural Language Processing at the University of Sheffield, Department of Computer Science. For more details, see my CV

My research interests are in NLP, Machine Learning and Data Science. Specifically, I’m interested in developing computational methods for social media analysis and the law, ML for NLP and information retrieval methods for improving access to large document collections. For more details, see my recent publications.

If you are interested in doing a PhD with me drop me an email (n.aletras@sheffield.ac.uk).