Jonas Pfeiffer receives IBM PhD Fellowship Award

First year PhD student Jonas Pfeiffer was selected to receive a 2020 IBM PhD Fellowship Award. This highly competitive award honors and supports exceptional PhD students in pioneering research areas. It is granted only to 24 researchers worldwide and from Germany Jonas is the only awardee. Jonas Pfeiffer is pursuing his PhD, supervised by Prof. Iryna Gurevych, at the UKP Lab where his focus is on on multi-modal, multi-lingual and multi-task machine learning. Jonas participates on a CA-SG project “Real-Time Multilingual Multi-Modal Twitter Content Analysis for COVID-19 Crisis Response”.