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Dr Majid Latifi
Associate Lecturer


My research interests mainly involve application of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Natural Language Processing (NLP), and Data Science.
More specifically, I work in the following core areas:
- Question Answering Systems
- Conversational Systems as Sequence-to-Sequence based Language Generation Tasks
- Applied Machine Learning
- Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs)
- Deep Learning (DL)
- Ontology based Semantic Web and Linked Open Data (LOD)


  • 2018 - Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain


Current Role:

  • Associate Lecturer in the AI and Data Science team, Department of Computer Science, University of York since April 2022

Previous Roles:

  • Lecturer (part-time ) at the School of Computing in National College of Ireland (NCI), Dublin, Ireland (2021-2022)
  • Lecturer (part-time ) at the Computing Science department in Griffith College Dublin and Cork, Ireland (2021-2022)
  • Researcher in Intelligent Data Science and AI Research Centre (IDEAI-UPC) at UPC University, Barcelona, Spain (2020)
  • Post doctoral Researcher at ADAPT Centre in Trinity College Dublin (TCD), Ireland (2018-2019)
  • Associate researcher in Machine learning and Machine Translation group, at ADAPT Centre, Dublin City University (DCU), Dublin, Ireland (2017)
  • Associate researcher at Computer Science Department, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain (2012-2017)


Contact details

Department of Computer Science
University of York
Deramore Lane
YO10 5GH

Phone: +44 (0)1904 325500

Office: CSE/266