Programme led by

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St Stephens Green, Dublin 2, Ireland

Paul Buitelaar

SFI Centre: Insight
UoG - University of Galway

Domain / Application Expertise


Paul Buitelaar is Senior Lecturer in Computer Science and vice-director of the Data Science Institute (DSI) at NUI Galway and heads a team researching Natural Language Processing. He currently leads the Smart Enterprise demonstrator program and co-leads the Multimodal Data Analysis research program, which brings together interdisciplinary research from across the Insight Centre in close collaboration with industry partners.

Paul's main research interests are in the development and use of Natural Language Processing methods for knowledge extraction and semantic-based information access, and he has led a large number of national and EU funded projects in this area. His research contributions are mainly in knowledge extraction (ontology learning, knowledge graphs) and linguistic knowledge representation (ontology-lexicon interface, linguistic linked data)

Research Keywords
Natural Language Processing, Multimodal Data Analysis, Data Engineering, Data Science