Doctoral Researcher in the Educational Technologies at DIPF
Information Center for Education
Rostocker Straße 6, 60323 Frankfurt am Main

Email: gombert [at]


Sebastian Gombert started to work as a doctoral researcher at the Educational Technologies group, DIPF, in 2021. Before this, he studied Linguistic and Literary Computing at TU Darmstadt which he finished with a thesis on the detection of semantic uncertainty in scientific writing through a combination of transformer language models and conditional random fields. Besides this, Sebastian worked as a tutor, software developer and junior research assistant in various contexts and was active in academic self-government.
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Educational Technologies
  • Corpus Linguistics and Digital Humanities
  • Machine Learning
  • Network Science
  • Master of Arts in Linguistic and Literary Computing, 2021, TU Darmstadt
  • Bachelor of Arts in Digital Philology and Computer Science, 2019, TU Darmstadt
  • 2014 - Developer @ Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH
  • 2015-2017 - Developer @ Abius GmbH
  • 2015-2020 - Co-founder @ mediacollective UG
  • 2017 - IT Administrator @ Student Council FB2, TU Darmstadt
  • 2016-2021 Tutor and Junior Research Assistant @ Corpus- and Computational Linguistics, TU Darmstadt
  • 2020 Tutor and Teaching Assistant @ Ubiquitous Knowledge Processing Lab, TU Darmstadt
  • 2020-2021 Developer @ AskAlbert / studiumdigitale, Goethe Universität Frankfurt
  • Gombert, S. & Bartsch, S. (2020). MultiVitaminBooster at PARSEME Shared Task 2020: Combining Window- and Dependency-Based Features with Multilingual Contextualised Word Embeddings for VMWE Detection. In Proceedings of the Joint Workshop on Multiword Expressions and Electronic Lexicons (pp. 149–155). Association for Computational Linguistics.