Mike Zhang

PhD Fellow in Natural Language Processing @ IT University of Copenhagen

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Hello there! My name is Mike Zhang. I'm a PhD student at the IT University of Copenhagen under supervision of Barbara Plank. We are part of the NLPnorth research unit. My current focus is on low-resource information extraction. Interests are, but not limited to, the field of Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing.




[3] Kristian Nørgaard Jensen, Mike Zhang and Barbara Plank. 2021. De-identification of Privacy-related Entities in Job Postings. In Proceedings of the 23rd Nordic Conference of Computational Linguistics.


[2] Mike Zhang and Antonio Toral. 2019. The Effect of Translationese in Machine Translation Test Sets. In Proceedings of the Fourth Conference on Machine Translation (Volume 1: Research Papers).

[1] Mike Zhang, Roy David, Leon Graumans and Gerben Timmerman. 2019. Grunn2019 at SemEval-2019 Task 5: Shared Task on Multilingual Detection of Hate. In Proceedings of the 13th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation.

Teaching (TA)

IT University of Copenhagen

Spring 2021

BSSEYEP1KU, Introduction to NLP and Deep Learning

University of Groningen

Fall 2020

SOMINDW07, Machine Learning

Fall 2019

SOMINDW07, Machine Learning

LIX016M05, Learning from Data

Spring 2019

LIX017B05, Social Media


Academic Background


PhD Computer Science, IT University of Copenhagen


MA Information Science, University of Groningen


BSc Information Science, University of Groningen

Other (Professional) Experiences

04/2019 - 12/2020

Teaching Assistant, University of Groningen

08/2019 - 08/2020

Data Engineer, Dataprovider.com