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2014: Doctor of Philosophy, EPFL, Electrical Engineering

Thesis: Discourse-level Features for Statistical Machine Translation

Advisors: Dr. Andrei Popescu-Belis and Prof. Hervé Bourlard

Funding projects: SNF Sinergia COMTIS -- Improving the Coherence of Machine Translation Output by Modeling Intersentential Relations; SNF Sinergia MODERN -- Modeling Discourse Entities and Relations for Coherent Machine Translation

2007: Master of Arts, University of Zurich in German Linguistics and Computational Linguistics

Thesis: Kunstvoll-künstliche Textkonstrukte: Zum Unheimlichen der Erzähltechnik E.T.A. Hoffmanns in den "Nachtstücken". Deutsches Seminar, University of Zurich. [book] [e-book]

Advisor Prof. Dr. Naumann

Professional experience

Feb 2014 - today: Staff Linguist (100%), Google LLC.

Sep 2010 - Jan 2014: Research Assistant (100%), Idiap Research Institute

Feb 2013 - May 2013: Research Visit (100%), ILCC, University of Edinburgh, with Prof. Bonnie Webber

2007 - 2010: Translation Management (100%), Technical Documentation Department, Metrohm AG

2005: Tutor for Lexical Functional Grammar (20%), Institute of Computational Linguistics, University of Zurich

2002 - 2007: Database Management (30%), M&A Review, University of St. Gallen