I am a Full Professor at the Computer Science Faculty of the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU. I am the director of the recently created HiTZ Centre on Language Technology, where I am part of the Ixa Research Group. I am Fellow of the ACL, a selective worldwide group of 74 research leaders, and awardee of the National Research Prize on Informatics (video and speech). One of my students won the EurAI Artificial Intelligence PhD Dissertation Award.

My schedule in case you need an appointment.

Recent talks, projects, courses

Recent awards

Professional service

  • Member of the ELLIS Society, European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems (2020-)
  • Associate Editor for the JAIR journal (2021-)
  • SemEval 2021 and 2020 steering committee
  • Action Editor for TACL (2018-2021)
  • Member of government evaluation body (ANEP area TIC), 2020
  • Co-founder of the *SEM conference series, now in it’s 10th edition
  • Usual senior area chair, area chair and reviewer at ACL conferences, EMNLP, COLING, CoNLL, IJCAI, AAAI, Neurips and ICLR

The book on WSD:

  • Word Sense Disambiguation: Algorithms and applications (Springer. Agirre, Eneko; Edmonds, Philip (Eds.) 2006 and 2007.

A cartoon in Basque about the ambiguity of baso (forest or glass). Cartoon Credit: Olariaga, berria.eus