Short CV/Education and training

  • Gemma Boleda is an ICREA Research Professor in the Department of Translation and Language Sciences of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Spain), where she heads the Computational Linguistics and Linguistic Theory (COLT) research group.

  • She previously held post-doctoral positions at the Department of Linguistics of The University of Texas at Austin (USA) and the CIMEC Center for Brain/Mind Sciences of the University of Trento (Italy).

  • In her research, currently funded by an ERC Starting Grant, Dr. Boleda uses quantitative and computational methods to better understand the semantics of natural languages.

Selected publications

Selected projects

  • EU, Horizon 2020 European Research Council Starting Grant 715154 (“AMORE: A distributional MOdel of Reference to Entities”), €1.5 Million. Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2017 – 2022

  • EU Horizon 2020 Marie Curie FI project H2020-MSCA-IF-2014_ST-655577 (“LOVe: Linking Objects to Vectors in distributional semantics: A framework to anchor corpus-based meaning representations to the external world”), €180,277. University of Trento, 2015 – 2016

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Asociación de Mujeres Investigadoras y Tecnólogas (AMIT), since 2017

  • Sociedad Española para el Procesamiento del Lenguaje Natural (SEPLN), since 2009

  • Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), since 2004

  • Elected Information Officer of the SIGSEM Board, 2013 – 2020

  • Area co-chair of ACL 2016

  • Program co-chair of *SEM 2015

  • Local co-chair of ESSLLI 2015

  • Member of standing review committee of the TACL journal


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