Academic activities


Web Search and Data Mining, guest lecturer, UiS
November 8-9, 2016

Information Retrieval, assignment coordinator, NTNU
Autumn 2014, 2015.

Data Modeling and Database Management Systems, assignment coordinator, NTNU
Spring 2014, 2015, 2016.

Operating Systems, assignment coordinator, NTNU
Autumn 2013.

MSc thesis student:

Tino Hakim Lazreg, NTNU, 2015-2016 (co-supervisor). [pdf]


– ACM Transactions on Information Systems  (TOIS) Journal
– PC member at LocWeb@WWW 2017, KG4IR@SIGIR 2017, NewsIR@ECIR 2018
– International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval: ICTIR 2016
– Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum: CLEF 2016
– International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence: IJCAI 2016
– European Conference on Information Retrieval: ECIR 2016
– ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining: WSDM 2016


Best short paper honorable mention award
The 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), 2017

– Best paper honorable mention award
The ACM SIGIR International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR), 2016

– First place student support award
The Balisage 2014 conference, 2014


– ACM SIGIR travel grant to attend SIGIR 2017 conference
– ACM SIGIR travel grant to attend ICTIR 2016 conference
– NTH travel grant for PhDs, May 2016
– ACM SIGIR travel grant to attend ICTIR 2015 conference
– Travel grant to attend Grace Hopper Celebration of Women (GHC) 2015, Women leadership program, IDI, NTNU
– Travel grant to attend the Balisage conference, August 2014

Research visits:

– University of Twente, August – November 2017 

– University of Stavanger (UiS), April – Aug 2016

Yahoo! research lab Barcelona, Oct. 2013- Jan. 2014
Working with Dr. 
Berkant Barla Cambazoglu on cross domain entity disambiguation.