Tim Baldwin is Acting Provost and Chair of the Department of Natural Language Processing, Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence in addition to being a Melbourne Laureate Professor in the School of Computing and Information Systems, The University of Melbourne.
Tim completed a BSc(CS/Maths) and BA(Linguistics/Japanese) at The University of Melbourne in 1995, and an MEng(CS) and PhD(CS) at the Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1998 and 2001, respectively. He joined MBZUAI at the start of 2022, prior to which he was based at The University of Melbourne for 17 years. His research has been funded by organisations including the Australia Research Council, Google, Microsoft, Xerox, ByteDance, SEEK, NTT, and Fujitsu, and has been featured in MIT Tech Review, IEEE Spectrum, The Times, ABC News, The Age/Sydney Morning Herald, and Australian Financial Review. He is the author of well over 450 peer-reviewed publications across diverse topics in natural language processing and AI, with over 20,000 citations and an h-index of 70 (Google Scholar), in addition to being an ARC Future Fellow, and the recipient of a number of awards at top conferences.