David Stap

David Stap

PhD student NLP

University of Amsterdam

🙋🏻‍♂️ About

I am David Stap, a PhD student in the Language Technology Lab at the University of Amsterdam. I’m happy to be supervised by Christof Monz.


  • Natural Language Processing
  • (multilingual) (low-resource) Neural Machine Translation


  • PhD in NLP, 2023 (expected)

    University of Amsterdam

  • MSc in Artificial Intelligence, 2019

    University of Amsterdam

  • BSc in Artificial Intelligence, 2017

    University of Amsterdam

✍🏻 Posts

Some EMNLP 2020 notes 🏝️🇩🇴💻

EMNLP 2020, my second online NLP conference, is over. An improvement over ACL were the joint Q&A Zoom sessions (no more awkward empty rooms). Even better was Gather.Town (which reminded me of Habbo Hotel).

📰 News

🎓 Publications

Conditional image generation and manipulation for user-specified content
Gamification for learning by modelling in interactive learning environments

👨‍🏫 Teaching

Student Supervision

  • 2020 - Claartje Barkhof, MSc thesis Artificial Intelligence
  • 2020 - Jeffrey Ng, MSc thesis Data Science

Teaching Assistant

For supervision requests, please get in touch.

📝 Contact

  • 📨  d [dot] stap [at] uva.nl
  • 📍  Science Park 608b, Room 1.07, 1098XH Amsterdam