Prof. em. Mare Koit of Tartu University has been awarded the prestigious Wiedemann award for her long-standing achievements for establishing language technology education and research in Estonia. Mare collaborated with our department in the 1990s with student exchange visits and a joint research project on information extraction. She is still active and welcomed us during our recent student workshop in Tartu in 2019. Congratulations to Mare!
For more information see: https://www.hm.ee/en/news/founder-estonian-language-technology-mare-koit-wins-wiedemann-language-award