Zubair Abid

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Undergraduate at IIIT Hyderabad. Work at NLP Lab, Language Technologies Research Center, IIIT Hyderabad.

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Hey, I’m Zubair

I’m a 5th Year student pursuing a B.Tech in Computer Science and an MS in Computational Linguistics (MS) student at IIIT Hyderabad. I’m expected (hoping) to graduate in 2022.

My current research topic is in NLP, specifically concerning Language Embeddings. I have worked a bit on Knowledge Graphs in the past. I work in the MT-NLP Lab in IIIT Hyderabad, under the guidance of Prof. Manish Shrivastava.

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I current hold the position of Teaching Assistant for the course “Introduction to Literature”. Previously, I TA-ed “Literature, History and Belonging in Hyderabad” in Spring 2021, and have held the position of my Institute’s Student Web Admin, from July 2019 to December 2020, and was responsible for building and deploying websites on Institute servers. In Summer 2021, I worked at Microsoft as a Software Engineering Intern.

Apart from these I’m also involved in a number of clubs. I am currently a writer for Ping!, the Student Media Body, and was the Editor-in-Chief from August 2018 to July 2020. I have been Head of Tech and Head of Events for the college’s Entrepreneurship Cell. I was also briefly involved as a designer for the Alumni Cell.

To get to know more about me, check out this page

Resume

My Writing

I absolutely detest writing. Here’s some select articles that I’ve written for Ping!.

Here’s my blog.