I am an assistant professor at the Academic Medical Center for the University of Amsterdam, developing unsupervised models for text representation based on Bayesian Deep Learning. In particular, I am interested in natural language processing applications for the medical domain.

My research interests are in: Medical informatics, machine translation, quality estimation, evaluation of machine translation, semantic textual similarity, recognizing textual entailment, and word sense disambiguation.

You can find my CV here.


Reviewer for: ICLR, NeurIPS, ACL, EMNLP, CoNLL, AAAI, RANLP, CICLing, Natural Language Engineering, Journal of Biomedical Informatics, journal Entropy, and journal LREV.


  • I’ve joined the AMC-UvA as an assistant professor on the 1st of September, 2019.