June 26 – July 26 Prof. Elena Montiel-Ponsoda, Lecturer at the Applied Linguistics Department of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM).


July 3 Martin Haagoort , expert in econometrics, data science and business transformation and has held various sales and marketing senior positions, covering all customer segments and routes-to-market.

June 2 – June 3 Prof. Martin Volk from University of Zurich, and students of their MLTA masters course. A number of talks from UniZurich Students, and UNLP Insight members took place


February 14-May 31 Huaxing Zhao, Msc student in NUI Galway preparing a thesis titled “Application of Linked Data and Expert Finding Systems in Enterprises”, supervised by Dr. Kathryn Cormican.

August 20-22 Dr. Clare Hooper from University of Southampton’s IT Innovation Centre, giving a talk on ‘Understanding disciplines and design methods in Internet Science’

July 21 – August 1: Prof. Dr. Asunción Gómez-Pérez from the Ontology Engineering Group at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM)

February 3-7 Prof. Laurette Pretorius from the College of Graduate Studies at the University of South Africa (UNISA)


June 19-21 Kim Tallerås, PhD Student at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Science

June 18-20 Prof. Birger Larsen, Associate Professor and leader of the research group on Information Systems and Interaction Design at the Royal School of Library and Information Science, in Copenhagen, Denmark

June 3-28 Grant Miller, MSc student from University of South Africa (UNISA) visits UNLP as part of the research exchange program in the Net2 Project

May 20-24: Dr. Gianmaria Silvello Post-doc Researcher in the Information Management System (IMS) Group, Department of Information Engineering (DEI), University of Padua


December 13-14: Thierry Declerck Senior Consultant at the Language Technology Lab, DFKI GmbH, Saarbruecken, Germany & coordinator Trendminer EU project

November 7, 2012 – April 29, 2013 Fabrizio Scudo, PhD student at the ISIMR Doctorate School of the University of Calabria, Italy, joins UNLP as a visitor

September 18 – December 6 Friedel Wolff from University of South Africa (UNISA) and visits UNLP as part of the research exchange program in the Net2 Project

June 6 – June 15 Prof. Dr. Paulo Gomes of the Department of Informatics Engineering, University of Coimbra (Universidade de Coimbra), Portugal


July 2011 – February 2012: Ana Rios Alvarado, PhD student at the Information Technology Laboratory of Research and Advanced Studies Center of the National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico (Cinvestav – IPN) at Tamaulipas Campus, Mexico, joins UNLP as a visitor

May 23 – July 1: Friedel Wolff from University of South Africa (UNISA) and visits Unit for Natural Language Processing at DERI as part of the research exchange program in the Net2 Project


July 12 – August 4: Prof. Asuncion Gomez-Perez from the Polytechnical University Madrid joins UNLP as a visitor

June 2-4: Pinar Wennerberg (Siemens AG, Munich, Germany), presentation on Semantic Approaches for Searching and Managing Medical Images and Text — Research Project THESEUS-MEDICO

February-August: José Alejandro Reyes Ortiz, PhD student at the National Centre for Research and Technological Development (CENIDET) Mexico – Web Engineering Research Group of the Department of Computer Science, joins UNLP as a visitor


November 11-13: Dr. Daniel Sonntag (Intelligent User Interface Department, DFKI GmbH, Saarbruecken, Germany), presentation on Semantic Dialogue and Semantic Search: Two sides of the same coin?

September 9-15: Dr. Marijke Keet (KRDB Research Centre, University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy) – presentation on Representing and reasoning over a taxonomy of part-whole relations

March 4-6: Thierry Declerck (Language Technology Lab, DFKI GmbH, Saarbruecken, Germany)