Dr. Asif Ekbal

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Patna
Patna, Bihar
E-mail: asif@iitp.ac.in/asif.ekbal@gmail.com
Tel : +91-612-302 8090

Biography: Asif Ekbal is an Associate Professor in the department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India. Prior to joining to IIT Patna he worked as a post-doctoral research fellow in University of Trento, Italy and Heidelberg University, Germany.

His current research interests include Natural Language Processing, information extraction, machine learning applications, Opinion Mining, and Text mining. In these areas he has authored or coauthored around 100 papers in the journals like ACM TALIP, Knowledge based Systems, Knowledge Engineering etc.; and conferences like ACL, COLING, EACL, IJCNLP, ECAI etc. Google scholar citation which is the benchmark of Computer Science shows his citation count of 1593 with h5-index of 22. He is the recipient of the Best Innovative Project Award from the “Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE)”, JSPS Invitation Fellowship from the Govt. of Japan and Visesvaraya Young Faculty Research Fellowship Award from Govt of India.