Amal Zouaq

Polytechnique Montréal

Associate Professor

Specialist in: Natural language processing, semantic Web, ontological engineering, knowledge base extraction, computer-based learning

Amal Zouaq is an Associate Professor at Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, an IVADO professor ( and an adjunct professor at the University of Ottawa. Her research interests include artificial intelligence, natural language processing, Semantic Web, and educational data mining. She is the director of the LAMA-WeST research lab (, specialized in all aspects of natural language processing and artificial intelligence including knowledge extraction from unstructured knowledge sources, knowledge base learning and completion, question answering, and educational data mining. She serves as a member of the program committee in many conferences and journals in knowledge and data engineering, natural language processing, educational data mining and the Semantic Web. She is also a member of the editorial team for the International Journal of Educational Data Mining, The Open Journal of the Semantic Web and the Journal of Emerging Technologies in Web Intelligence.