Welcome to my home page. My name is
Nizar Habash نزار حبش (pronounced /nəzár ħábaʃ/).
I am an Associate Professor of Computer Science at New York
University Abu Dhabi. I am also the director of the Computational Approaches to Modeling Language
(CAMeL) Lab: www.camel-lab.com.
areas of research are natural language processing and computational linguistics.
I primarily work on machine translation and Arabic and Arabic dialect language processing.
For more information about my research, check out my
list of publications.
For courses I teach, tutorials and textbooks, see my
I am also an amateur artist.
One of my favorite art projects is my artificial language Delason.
It took seven years in the making. My current large art project is Palisra, a collection of pieces reflecting my views on
the Middle East conflict.
I sell some of my artisitic creations through Zazzle:
my art product line.