Shamsuddeen Hassan Muhammad

Shamsuddeen Hassan Muhammad

PhD Candidate in Computer Science

University of Porto, Portugal

Hello!

I am a PhD candidate at the MAPi joint Doctoral Program in Computer Science, offered by the University of Minho, the University of Aveiro, and the University of Porto.I am also an NLP researcher at LIAAD-INESTEC and Masakhane.

I received a Master’s degree from the University of Manchester, UK, and a Bachelor’s Degree from Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria. I am also a faculty member at the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria. I spend my time reading books and playing table tennis.

I also blog here.

Interests

  • Natural Language Processing
  • Machine Learning
  • Sentiment Analysis
  • Low-resource language

Education

  • PhD in Computer Science, (2018 - ongoing)

    University of Porto , Portugal

  • MSc in Computer Science, 2013

    University of Manchester , UK

  • BSc in Computer Science, 2008

    Bayero University ,Kano, Nigeria

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Academic Positions

 
 
 
 
 

Doctoral Research Fellow

Faculty of Science, University of Porto

Aug 2020 – Present Porto, Portugal
 
 
 
 
 

Africa low-resource NLP Researcher

Masakhane

Feb 2020 – Present
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Lecturer

Bayero University , Kano

Apr 2012 – Present Kano, Nigeria

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching
  • Research
 
 
 
 
 

Lecturer

Saadatu Rimi College of Education

Oct 2010 – Apr 2012 Kano States

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching
  • Research

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