I am currently
pursuing my PhD in Natural Language Processing (NLP) at George Washington University. I work on my PhD project under supervision of
Prof. Mona Diab
in CARE4Lang Lab
developing algorithms and methods for computing affect (emotion), urgency, and
emotion intensity in multilingual/cross-lingual platform by analyzing social media such as news, blog, and tweets.
I am also interested in optimization aspects of NLP, deep models, transfer learning, pragmatic, and argumentation analysis. Prior to that,
I received my M.S. in Computer Science at 2007. My focus was density based clustering algorithms optimization.
List of my Projects:
- Multilingual/cross-lingual Affect (Emotion), emotion intensity, urgency detection (LORELEI, DARPA project)
- Developing Multilingual Semantic Emotion Taxonomy, Sentiment, and Urgency Lexicons
- Sentiment Analysis in Scientific Citations, special domain interest are biomedical and clinical articles
- Classifying Emotions in Sentence-level Text Using Tree Kernel with Syntactic and Semantic Features in Multi-Genre Corpus
S Tafreshi, M Diab
I worked as summer research student at National Institute of Health (NIH) on summer 2016. My research was focused on scientific citations analysis (function & sentiment), detection of citation context, and citation argumentation analysis.
Please contact me if you need emotional data.
- Travel award for WiML, 2016
- Best teacher award, Rajaii University, 1999
Email: shabnamt at gwmail dot gwu dot edu
In my leasure time I run in any weather and situation conditions, and every city I visit.
I run marathons and relays and coach First Time Marathoners during summer and fall at MCRRC
I am a finisher of 5 marathons, on my last marathon I became the 8th finisher in my age group and gender.
I like creativity and out of the box thinking. I like traveling, outdoor activities, reading books, and learning about different cultures.