General Information

Full Name Debjit Paul
Languages English, Bengali, Hindi


  • 2018-2022
    Heidelberg University, Germany
    • Supervised by Prof. Anette Frank
    • Social Commonsense Reasoning with Structured Knowledge in Text
    • My research has focused on designing computational models capable of reasoning over knowledge.
    • My research has focused on designing computational models that generate explanations before making the final decisions.
    • Published 8 papers in NLP leading conferences and workshops.
  • 2014-2017
    Saarland University, Germany
    • Handling Noisy Labels for Robustly Learning from Self-Training Data for Low-Resource Sequence Labeling


  • 2021 - 2022
    Research Intern
    • Continual Learning for Intent Classification Task
    • Designed new real-world continual learning experiment setup for production
    • Developed methods for class incremental learning, aiming to expand the features for spoken language understanding tasks within a voice assistant framework like Alexa
  • 2022 - Currently
    Postdoctoral Researcher
    • Funded by Tailor EU Project
    • Published and submitted 7 papers in AI & ML leading venues where 4 conferences, 3 under review
    • Developed methods to enhance the reasoning capabilities of LLMs
    • Designed new benchmark datasets to evaluate the reasoning capabilities of LLMs
    • Developed reinforcement learning methods to enhance text generation capabilities of current NLP systems