Honours and Recognition
    1. Work on Computational Sarcasm with Aditya Joshi, Lakshya Daksh and Arpan Somani featured in The TIMES London Edition, 19th Sept, 2017. link
    2. Member Technical Advisory Committee for Computer and Communication Sciences (CCSD), Indian Statistical Institute, 2016-2018
    3. Deep learning based work with Aditya Joshi, Vaibhav Tripathy and Kevin Patel featured in MIT Technology Review and ACM Tehnology News. link
    4. ACL President, 2016.
    5. Area Chair:NLP, IJCAI 2016.
    6. Fellow Indian National Academy of Engineering (elected 2015).
    7. Member, Committee to decide Language Technology Policy, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.
    8. Vijay and Sita Vashee Chair Professorship, Computer Science and Engineering Department, IIT Bombay.
    9. VNMM Award 2014, awarded by IIT Roorkee usually to "an eminent Engineer for Innovative and Creative work in the field of Engineering in India".
    10. Area Chair, Resources, COLING 2014. (with Martha Palmar and Nicoletta Calzolari).
    11. Vice President elect, Association of Computational Linguistcis (ACL), 2014-15.
    12. Invitee, Google Focused Faculty Workshop on Natural Language Understanding and Knowledge Discovery, 14-15 Nov 2013, Nanjing, China.
    13. Chair of Asian Language Resources Committee 2013-2014 under the aegis of AFNLP.
    14. Invited speaker, Dagstuhl Seminar on Multilngual Semantic Web, Wadern, Germany, 3-7 Sept, 2012.
    15. Distinguished Lecturer, CSE Department, University of Houston, USA; delivered Lectures titled "Sentiment Analysis in New Terrain" and "Multilingual Resource Constrained Word Sense Disambiguation", 10-15 Sept, 2012.
    16. Organizing Chair, Computational Linguistics Conference, 2012 (COLING12), December 8-15, 2012, IIT Bombay.
    17. Yahoo Faculty Award (project: High Quality Domain Specific Machine Translation): 2011
    18. Panelist, International Conference on NLP (ICON 2011), December 16-19, 2011, Anna University, KBC, Chennai. Topic: NLP without Linguistics?.
    19. Invited Speaker, Multilingual Word Sense Disambiguation under Resource Constraint, Presentation of Grenoble Information Laboratory (LIG Presentation), Grenoble, France, 16 June, 2011.
    20. Area Chair, Semantics, IJCNLP, Nov, 2011.
    21. Associate Editor, ACM Transaction on Asian Language Information Processing (TALIP), July 1, 2010 to December 31, 2011.
    22. Editorial Board Member, Volume on Advanced Language Technologies for Digital Libraries to be published in the Springer's Lecture Notes on Computer Science (LNCS) Hot Topic Series.
    23. Board Member, Global Wordnet Association (GWA).
    24. Keynote Speaker, National Conference on Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, Image Processing and Graphics (NCVPRIPG), Jaipur, January, 2010 (Topic: Sense Disambiguation).
    25. Organizing Chair, 5th International Conference on Global Wordnet, 2010.
    26. Recipient, Manthan Award for Hindi Wordnet, 2009.
    27. Recipient, P.K. Patwardhan Award for Technology Development, 2008.
    28. Workshop Co-chair, 48th Annual Meeting of Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL 2010), Upsala, Sweden, July 11-16, 2010.
    29. Program Committee member,18th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2009), Hong Kong, China, November 2-6, 2009, 2010, 2011.
    30. Keynote Speaker, "NLP and Indian Language Wordnets", Asian Language Resources Summit (ALRS), December 9-11, 2008, Phuket, Thailand.
    31. Chairman, Committees for monitoring progress in Language Technology projects for (i) Languages in the North East, (ii) Punjabi and (iii) Kashmiri. Term of reference 24 months, May 2008- April 2010.
    32. IBM Innovation Award (project: "Indian Language Integration of the Untructured Information Mangaement Architecture"), 2007.
    33. Program Committee Member, Areas: "Lexicon, Lexical Semantics and Sense Disambiguation" and "Resources", COLING 2008.
    34. Area Chair, Language Resources, ACL 2008.
    35. Microsoft Distinguished Researcher Grant (area: "Linguistic Data Management"), 2007.
    36. Invited Seminar, Semantic Graphs, their Application in MT and IR, and Lexical Knowledge Networks , at Oxford University, University of Edinburgh and Glasgow University, June-July, 2007.
    37. Session chair, Named Entity Recognition, International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelliegnce (IJCAI 2007), Hyderabad, January, 2007.
    38. Panelist, Challenges in NLP: Some New Perspectives from the East, ACL-COLING 2006, Sydney, July, 2006.
    39. Program Chair, Symposium on Modelling and Shallow Parsing of Indian Languages, Mumbai, India, April, 2006.
    40. Visiting Research Fellow, 1990, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA.
    41. Visiting Professor, 2004, Stanford University, Palo Alto, USA.
    42. Professeur Invite', 2005, Groupe D'Etude en Traduction Automatique-Communication Langagiere et Interation Personne-Systeme (GETA-CLIPS) and Universite Joseph-Fourier, Grenoble, France.
    43. Invited to contribute an article on Artificial Intelligence in the section Information Technology for Sustainable Development in the Encyclopedia of UNESCO, 2005.
    44. Judge and Keynote Speaker, Asian Computing Competition and Exhibition, Lahore, Pakistan,, 12-13 March, 2005.
    45. Member, National Knowledge Commission: task force on translation, set up by the Prime Minister of India, 2005-6.
    46. Member, Committee on Language Technology, set up by the Planning Commission of India, 2006.
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