Saif Mohammad

Dr. Saif M. Mohammad is Senior Research Scientist at the National Research Council Canada (NRC). He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Toronto. Before joining NRC, Saif was a Research Associate at the Institute of Advanced Computer Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. His research interests are in Emotion and Sentiment Analysis, Computational Creativity, Fairness in Language, and Information Visualization. Saif has served as General Chair for the Canada--UK Symposium on Ethics in AI, Workshops Co-chair for ACL, co-chair of SemEval (the largest platform for semantic evaluations), and co-organizer of WASSA (a sentiment analysis workshop). He has also served as the area chair for ACL, NAACL, and EMNLP in Sentiment Analysis and Fairness and Bias in NLP. His work on emotions has garnered media attention, with articles in Time, Washington Post, Slashdot, LiveScience, The Physics arXiv Blog, Popular Science, etc. Webpage:

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