- 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-), 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 (2010-) Java API for Assessing Quality of Documents and Their Sources.
- Monika Machunik, MSc (2010-) Business Document Categorization based on a Domain Ontology, CoProE.
- Reviewer, Journal of Educational Technology & Society (2007-present), IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies (2012-present)..
- Guest Reviewer, Journal of Educational Computing Research (2012), 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.
- Session Chair, The 16th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE), 2008.