My name is Luís Pedro Pires Borges and I’m from Lisbon, Portugal. I completed my Bachelor’s and my Master’s degree at the Instituto Superior Técnico. My M.Sc. work concerned the application of Deep Learning techniques to a fake news detection problem, more precisely, the task specified by the Fake News Challenge.

My research is focused on Natural Language Processing, Information Retrieval, and Deep Learning. Currently, I am pursuing a Dual-Degree Ph.D. in Language and Information Technologies, offered by the Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, and the Carnegie Mellon University. I am working under the supervision of Professors Bruno Martins and Jamie Callan. For more information regarding my professional life, please consult the CV section on this webpage.