Faculty member (Professor, MS-3.1)
University of Campinas (UNICAMP, Brazil)
Department of Linguistics – Language Studies Institute
Language Acquisition
Computational Linguistics

General research interests

  • Computational models of language acquisition
  • Natural language processing (especially: syntactic parsing, quality control, treebanks)
  • Grammatical theory (syntax and semantics)
  • Learnability theory
  • Psycholinguistics

Last research project (post-doc)
Study and development of methods for automatic detection and correction of errors and inconsistencies in syntactically annotated corpora
Grant: FAPESP No. 2013/18090-6
Supervisor: Dr. Charlotte Galves (Unicamp)
January 01, 2014 to July 31, 2016

Research Internships Abroad program (BEPE/FAPESP)
Study and application of explicit grammatical formalisms in the detection of inconsistency in treebanks
Research place: University of Pennsylvania, United States
Supervisor: Dr. Anthony Kroch (University of Pennsylvania)
January 01, 2015 to September 30, 2015
Grant number: 14/17172-1


Departamento de Linguística – IEL/Unicamp
Rua Sérgio Buarque de Holanda, no 571, sala D.1.19
Phone: +55 19 3521 1549
CEP 13083-859 – Campinas – SP – Brazil (map)
pablofaria at  iel dot unicamp dot  br


  • PhD in Linguistics, 2013 (Unicamp)
  • Master’s in Linguistics, 2009 (Unicamp)
  • Postgraduate studies in Information Systems, 2004, at Goiás Federal University (UFG/Brazil)
  • BA in Computer Science, 2002 (UNIP/Brazil)