Nizar Habash

Associate Professor of Computer Science, New York University Abu Dhabi

Nizar Habash is a computer scientist specializing in natural language processing and computational linguistics. Before joining NYUAD, he was a research scientist at Columbia University's Center for Computational Learning Systems. His research includes extensive work on machine translation, morphological analysis, and computational modeling of Arabic and its dialects. Professor Habash has been a principal investigator or co-investigator on over 20 grants. And he has over 200 publications including a book entitled "Introduction to Arabic Natural Language Processing". He is the director of the Computational Approaches to Modeling Language (CAMeL) Lab.

Nizar's research interests include machine translation, morphological analysis, syntactic analysis, computational modeling of Arabic and its dialects.