קורות חיים - Curriculum vitae

 

Roy Schwartz

 

1.      Academic Background

 

2009-2011       M.Sc. magna cum laude in Computer Science at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem

  Advisor: Prof. Ari Rappoport

 

2005-2008       B.Sc. magna cum laude in Computer Science, Cognitive Science and “Amirim” Project for outstanding 

  freshman students at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem

 

2.      Awards and Scholarship

 

2012                Pascal travel grant for the COLING conference in Mumbai, India

 

2011-2014       The Harry and Sylvia Hoffman Leadership and Responsibility Program for outstanding Ph.D. students in the 

  Hebrew university

2011-2012       Ranked first in the School of Computer Science and Engineering student evaluation survey

 

2011                Pascal travel grant for the ACL-HLT conference in Portland, Oregon

 

2010-2011       Leibniz award for excellent computer science students

 

2010-2011       Prize for excellent Master degree students based on academic achievements

 

2009-2010       Prize for excellent Master degree students based on B.Sc. grades

 

2009-2010       School of Computer Science and Engineering scholarship for outstanding M.Sc. students

 

2009-2010       Excellent science faculty teachers list, based on student evaluation

 

2007-2008       Dean List for academic achievements

 

2006-2007       Dean List for academic achievements

 

2005-2006       Dean Prize for academic achievements

 

3.      Academic Publications

 

2012                Learnability-based Syntactic Annotation Design, R. Schwartz, O. Abend and A. Rappoport. Proceedings of the

 

  24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (Coling 2012)

2011                Neutralizing Linguistically Problematic Annotations in Unsupervised Dependency Parsing Evaluation, R. 

  Schwartz, O. Abend, R. Reichart and A. Rappoport. Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association    

  for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (ACL-HLT 2011)

 

4.      Academic Activities

 

·         Reviewer for ACL 2013 (evaluation track)

·         Reviewer for EMNLP-CONLL 2012

 

5.      Teaching positions

 

2012-present  Instructor for “Computer Laboratory in Data Structures”, the Hebrew University

 

2009-2012       Instructor for “Introduction to Object Oriented Programming” , the Hebrew university

 

2008                Instructor for “Programming in the Perl language” Computer Science course in the Hebrew university

 

2008                A mentor in the "MEET" (Middle East Education through Technology) organization, sponsored by the 

  Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

 

2006-2008       A mentor in the "Halom" youth center in Jerusalem

 

6.      Educational Volunteer Work

 

2011-present  Volunteering in "Machshava Tova" NPO for narrowing societal gaps in Israel through technology. Building an 

   Android programming course for female orthodox high-school students in Beit Shemesh.

 

2007-2008       A member of the “Speaking together” program. Attending one-on-one meetings with an Israeli newcomer, 

  helping her study Hebrew, while studying her native tongue

 

2007                Giving a course in basic computer applications to a women’s group

 

2006-present  Living in “Halom” community, in Kiryat-Yovel, Jerusalem. Part of a group of about 20 students, living a 

   cooperative life in a peripheral neighborhood, while taking part in social activity in the neighborhood.

 

                 2005Volunteering in a children’s house and teaching English in a local High School in Puerto-Maldonado, Peru

 

2004                Teaching in the "Shiur Acher" association. Preparing and giving frontal classes to 6th graders in the 

   technological and social fields

 

2002-2003       Mentoring high-school students in the "Yachdav" program