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Research Assistant Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: BA Cornell University
Research Areas: Natural Language Processing, Computational Linguistics, Machine Translation, Arabic, Dialectology, Morphology
Alex is completing his Ph.D. in Linguistics at the Ohio State University. His dissertation focuses on building language technologies for Arabic dialects that are robust to morphological complexity, orthographic ambiguity, and unstandardized spelling. Much of his research is completed at NYU Abu Dhabi under the mentorship of Dr. Nizar Habash.