Prof. Dr.

Ngoc Thang Vu

Senior Participating Researcher
Institute for Natural Language Processing


+49 711 685 81372
+49 711 685 81366

Pfaffenwaldring 5b
70569 Stuttgart

Professional Positions
10/15 – Assistant Professor (W1) in Computational Linguistics, Institute for Natural Language Processing, University of Stuttgart, Germany
06/16 – Consultant at Sony for speech technology, Germany
10/14 – 09/15 Acting Professor (W3), The Center for Information and Language Processing, University of Munich, Germany
10/14 – 09/15 Senior Research Scientist (part time), Nuance Communications Germany and USA
04/14 – 09/14 Senior Research Scientist, Nuance Communications Germany and USA
10/09 – 03/14 Research Assistant, Cognitive Systems Lab, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

08/16 – 09/16 Visiting Scholar, Stanford University, USA Department of Linguistics und Natural Language Processing Group
10/09 – 01/14 PhD in Computer Science Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
04/13 – 05/13 Visiting Scholar, Johns Hopkins University, USA Center for Language and Speech Processing
10/12 – 12/12 Visiting Scholar, Carnegie Mellon University, USA Language Technologies Institute
10/04 – 09/09 Diploma study in Computer Science Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Scientific Activities
2015 - Program Committee Member for top international conferences in natural language processing including IEEE ICASSP, Interspeech, ACL
2014 – Reviewer for several journals including Journal of Natural Language Engineering, Journal of Language Resources and Evaluation, Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing
2012 – Reviewer for many international conferences and workshops in the field of natural language processing and machine learning

2017 Offer for a W3 Professorship at the University of Stuttgart
2016 Nomination for the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Award One of two nominations from the University of Stuttgart
2016 Outstanding paper at ACL 2016 Joint publication with Kim Anh Nguyen und Sabine Schulte im Walde with the title: Integrating Distributional Lexical Contrast into Word Embeddings for Antonym-Synonym Distinction
2013 Nuance Foundation Award
2013 Travel grant for PhD students Networking - Karlsruhe Institut for Technology

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