Alberto Purpura


Alberto Purpura


Research Scientist


IBM Research Europe - Ireland Dublin, Ireland


Alberto Purpura is a Research Scientist at IBM Research Europe, Dublin in the NLP and Reasoning in Healthcare team.

His research focus is on Natural Language Processing (NLP). Since joining IBM he has developed different solutions to extract information from scientific literature with a focus on Relation Extraction.

He holds a Ph.D. in Information Engineering from the University of Padua, Italy where he studied deep neural models for document retrieval and ranking. Prior to joining IBM, he interned at Signal AI, Apple and Huawei where he worked on different NLP solutions for Sentiment Analysis and Information Retrieval.



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Accelerating clinical trials

Developing AI and analytics to understand the drivers of study or clinical trial efficiency.
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Machine Learning
  • Knowledge and Reasoning
  • Healthcare
  • Accelerated Discovery
  • Foundation Models

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