About I have been the lead computational linguist on the GATE team since 2000, and have developed many of its language components. GATE, the most widely used language engineering toolkit in the world, is developed at the University of Sheffield.
Co-chair of the ISWC Semantic Web Challenge.
Current fields of research interest are information extraction, social media analysis, opinion mining and sentiment analysis, NLP tools for the semantic web.
development of language-based tools and resources for GATE
opinion mining and sentiment analysis
analysis of social media
adaptation of application and tools to new languages and domains