Fajri Koto, PhD
Incoming Assistant Professor at NLP Department
MBZUAI, United Arab Emirates

I am a postdoctoral research fellow at MBZUAI, working with Prof. Timothy Baldwin and collaborating closely with Prof. Iryna Gurevych and Prof. Preslav Nakov. Before this, I had 4.5 years of industry experience, having worked at Samsung Research, KMKLabs, and Amazon Australia. I hold a PhD in Engineering (Natural Language Processing) from The University of Melbourne, under the supervision of Prof. Timothy Baldwin and Prof. Jey Han Lau. During my PhD, I was awarded the prestigious Australia Awards Scholarship. You can find my PhD thesis here.

My current research interests span various NLP topics, including:

NEWS: I will be joining the NLP Department at MBZUAI as an Assistant Professor (tenure track) in August 2024. 

Vacancy Available!

I am currently recruiting one postdoctoral research fellow and two research associates to join my team and work on the NLP topics mentioned above. Please contact me by sending your CV and transcript to my email fajri.koto@mbzuai.ac.ae. 

If you are interested in pursuing a PhD under my supervision at MBZUAI, you can apply through the MBZUAI admission portal. Upon admission, you'll have the opportunity to choose me as your supervisor. MBZUAI is ranked 18th in the CS Ranking and features top faculty members in AI and Computer Science. MBZUAI offers a very generous scholarship covering tuition, health insurance, and accommodation plus a monthly stipend (MSc: AED 8,000 and PhD: AED 10,000).

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Fajri Koto (Assistant Professor)
NLP Department, MBZUAI, Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Email: fajri.koto@mbzuai.ac.ae