Panel discussion

„Multilingualism isn’t a formula, but a living model”

Wednesday, 02.03.2022
5.15 pm to 6.15 pm

For our Panel Discussion on Multilingualism we have been able to engage representatives from various fields. Taking part in the discussion are:

Prof. Dr. Jens Schneider

I lead the institute for Statics and Construction in the department of Construction and Environmental Engineering at TU Darmstadt. In addition I have held the office of vice-president for Transfer and International Affairs since 2019.

Prof. Dr. Iryna Gurevych

I am a Full Professor (W3) at the Computer Science Department of Technical University Darmstadt, Germany, and Head of the UKP Lab. I have a strong background in information extraction, semantic text processing, machine learning and innovative applications of NLP to social sciences and humanities.

Dr. Robert Rost

I am the technical director (CTO) and member of the board of management of a successful international and publicly-traded company based in high-tech. I carry the responsibility for the areas Digital Transformation, Value Stream (Production and Purchasing), Research and Development as well as Quality Assurance.

Nicoleta Zlota

I am a university teacher for French at the Language Centre of Julius-Maximilians-Universität of Würzburg (JMU). At the 30th AKS Conference in Weimar in 2018, I received the AKS Prize for “Gute Sprachlehre an Hochschulen – Good Teaching of Languages at Universities” in the category “Förderung von Handlungsorientierung und Praxisbezug – Promoting activity-based tasks and practical relevance”.

Kate Friedrich

I am currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics with a minor in Philosophy. Additionally I work as a student-assistant at the Language Resource Centre of the Technical University of Darmstadt. There, in addition to other tasks, I mainly tutor curses in German as a technical language for mathematics.