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Dr. Fazel Keshtkar

Assistant Professor
Computer Science, Mathematics and Science

Dr. Fazel Keshtkar is an Assistant Professor at the Division of Department of Computer Science, Mathematics and Science, St John's University, since 2016. Prior to join St John’s U, Dr. Keshtkar was an Assistant Professor at Dept of Computer Science at Southeast Missoiru State University from 2013 to 2016. Fazel received his Ph.D and Master degrees in Computer Science from University of Ottawa, Canada, in 2011 and 2007, respectively. 

Prior, Fazel spent more than two years (March 2011-Aug 2013) as a Research Scientist Fellow in the Institute for Intelligent Systems (IIS) at the University of Memphis working with Prof. Art Graesser in Intelligent Tutoring Systems. Dr. Keshtkar led in developing AutoMentor’s Natural Language Processing/Generation module and Question Generation for Epistemic Educational Game system. 

Dr. Keshtkar’s research interests span the fields of Artificial Intelligent (AI), Natural Language Processing and Generation (NLP/NLG), Computational Linguistics (CL), Machine Learning, and Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS). 

Dr. Keshtkar is organizer and co-chair of Applied Natural Language Processing Special Track at Florida International Conference in Artificial Intelligent since 2014. Fazel served as a Committee Member for several international Conferences, such as the ACL/NNACL/EACL/Canadian-AI/FLIARS/QG/ITS/AIED/EDM on Natural Language Processing and ITS. He also is the author/co-author and reviewer of articles and papers in highly reputed journals and conferences.