Kiran Zahra

Kiran Zahra

PhD student

Geocomputation

Tel.: 044 63 55217

Room number: Y25 J 90

kiran.zahra@geo.uzh.ch

Research

My research revolves around various text mining and information retrieval techniques. I make sense out of short, unstructured, and informal text, such as microblogs during disaster events.  

Here is my thesis in three minutes: Information extraction from Twitter during natural disasters
First place at the Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT) in Sep, 2018 organised by Graduate Campus, UZH.

And here you can read more about my research 

Who's who @ GIUZ: Why your Tweets can really matter in a natural disaster

Publications