- Best PhD Student Paper Award in the 1st WSEAS International Symposium on Digital Libraries (co-author). Corfu Island, Greece, August, 2005.
- Outstanding Student Presentation Award for the Best PhD Student Paper. In the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Information Technology: Research and Education 2004. London, UK, June, 2004.
Fellowships and research visits
- Visiting Fellow, Centre for Language Technology, Department of Computing, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. March-November, 2008.
- Visiting Researcher, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Split, Croatia. January-March, October-December, 2006. March-June, 2007
- Visiting Researcher, Human Language Technologies Research Group, African Advanced Institute for Information & Communications Technology (Meraka Institute), Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Pretoria, South Africa. September-December, 2005.
- Research Fellow, MULTILINGUA, Marie Curie Early Stage Research Training Site, University of Bergen, Norway. January-April, 2005.
- Dai Yue, PhD (2009-2013), Improving Competitive Intelligence to Accelerate Strategic Decision-making.
- Ernest Arendarenko,, PhD (2010-), Onotlogy-based Information Extraction for Business Intelligence.
- Myriam Munezero, PhD (2010-), Extracting and visualizing emotions from texts.
- Tabish Mufti, MSc (2012) Populating and Implementing an API for CoProE - an ontology for text mining for competitive intelligence.
- Radim Svoboda, MSc (2012) Java API for Assessing Quality of Documents and Their Sources.
- Monika Machunik, MSc (2011) Business Document Categorization based on a Domain Ontology, CoProE.
- Reviewer, Journal of Educational Technology & Society (2007-present), IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies (2012-present), Journal of Educational Computing Research (2012-present).
- Guest Reviewer, International Journal of Speech Technology (2011), Journal of Educational Computing Research (2011), ACM Transactions on Information Systems (2011), Poznan Studies in Contemporary Linguistics (2009), The Computer Journal (2009).
- Member of Review Committee, The IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT), 2008-present.
- Member of Program Committee, IADIS International Conference E-Learning (eL), 2008-present.
- Member of Program Committee, International Workshop on Advances in Semantic Information Retrieval, 2011.
- Member of Review Committee, International Conference on Future Information Technology, 2012.
- Member of Program Committee, The European Conference on e-Learning (ECEL), 2010-2011.