Aminul Islam, PhD joined the School of Computing and Informatics at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette as an assistant professor in August 2016. He received his PhD in Computer Science in 2011 from the University of Ottawa. His dissertation, An Unsupervised Approach to Detecting and Correcting Errors in Text, was supervised by Diana Inkpen. Before coming to UL Lafayette, Dr. Islam was a Research Associate and Adjunct Faculty member (2014-2016) and Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2011-2013) in the Faculty of Computer Science at Dalhousie University.
Dr. Islam's research interests are in the areas of Natural Language Processing (NLP), Text and Data Analytics.