NCC Lead Romania
Prof. Dan Tufiș leads the research institute for artificial intelligence at the Romanian Academy as Director and Senior Researcher. Since 1982, his research comprises Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, Machine Translation, Language Technologies, Machine Learning, Natural Language Understanding and Generation, Knowledge Representation and the Semantic Web. He authored and co-authored four books, edited 25 volumes and authored and co-authored over 350 book chapters, journal and conference articles in this wide area of scientific topics. He served as a member of the editorial board for ten scientific journals.
Moreover, he participates in many international and national projects or initiatives of the LT or AI community. He took part in the META-NET and CLARIN initiatives, the project Multilingual Web and others. He is also a member of the EACL, ACM, EAMT and several other associations. For his important scientific work, a ”Steaua României” (similar to a knight rank) was awarded to him by the president of Romania.