Senior Scientist - European Commission -Joint Research Centre (JRC)

Ralf Steinberger is a senior scientist at the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) in Ispra, Italy. He is a computational linguist with specialisation in multilingual and cross-lingual text analysis applications. As part of the JRC’s Global Security and Crisis Management Unit, he contributes to the development of the Europe Media Monitor (EMM) family of news analysis applications, which gathers and analyses over 200,000 online news articles per day in about 70 languages.

Ralf received his Ph.D. in 1994 in the field of Computational Linguistics/Machine Translation from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) in England. Before joining the JRC in 1998, Ralf worked at the Sharp Laboratories of Europe in Oxford (UK), at the Kyushu Institute of Technology in Japan and at the Institute for Applied Information Science IAI in Saarbrücken (Germany). He also spent some time working with the African Union in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia). Ralf has co-authored over 100 international peer-reviewed scientific publications. He has been invited to be a keynote speaker at various scientific conferences.

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