Dr. Petya Osenova is professor in Contemporary Bulgarian Grammar (morphology, syntax and corpus linguistics) in the Faculty of Slavic Studies at Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski” and senior researcher in the area of Language Technologies in the Department of Linguistic Modelling and Knowledge Processing at the Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Her scientific interests are in the fields of formal and computational linguistics, language resources, machine translation.
Petya Osenova was a key person in a number of EU projects, related to eLearning, Machine Translation, Language resources (EuroMatrixPlus, AsIsKnown, LTfLL, QTLeap, EUCases, among others). She is the responsible person for the language resources in CLaDA-BG – the CLARIN and DARIAH joint framework in Bulgaria. Petya Osenova is the Bulgarian representative at the User Involvement Committee in CLARIN-ERIC.
Petya Osenova specialized in computational linguistics as a postdoctoral fellow in the Tuebingen University, Germany (2003) and in Groningen University, the Netherlands (2004); as a Fulbrighter at Stanford University, the USA (2010). She has more than 100 publications in conference proceedings and scientific journals (among which refereed and with SJR factor).
In 2018 Petya Osenova received the award of Clarivate Analytics for excellence in science research in South-Eastern Europe.