Thomas Schlatter

I am a Linguist who is currently located in Taipei. Interested in everything related to linguistics, statistics and visualization. I am currently working on my PhD at the National Taiwan University, the focus of my research being quantitative linguistics. I am currently working on the following topics: The interplay of emotion and linguistic form, and phonaestetics.


Experience

German Language Instructor

Eurocentre Taiwan

Teaching German to all levels of the GER (A1-C1).

March 2013 - Present

German Language Instructor

Silpakorn University

Teaching German to all levels of the GER (A1-C1).

December 2012 - March 2013

German Language Instructor

Silpakorn University

Teaching German to all levels of the GER (A1-C1).

July 2012 - September 2012

German Language Instructor

Silpakorn University

Teaching German to all levels of the GER (A1-C1).

June 2011 - September 2011

German Language Instructor

Silpakorn University

Teaching German to all levels of the GER (A1-C1).

December 2010 - February 2011

German Lecturer

Beijing Language And Culture University

Teaching German to all levels of the GER (A1-C1).

September 2012 - February 2013

Research Assistant

Pädagogische Hochschule Bern

Correction of student assigments, proof-reading of scientific texts.

June 2010 - August 2010

Education

National Taiwan University

PhD
General Linguistics

GPA: 4.30

March 2018 - Present

National Taiwan University

Master of Arts
International Relations
September 2011 - October 2012

Universität Bern

Master of Arts
Philosophy and German Linguistics
September 2011 - October 2012

Universität Bern

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Philosophy and German Language and Literature
September 2006 - June 2011

Skills

Programming Languages & Tools
Skills
  • Quantifying and Analyzing Language Data
  • Visualization
  • Web Crawling
  • Implementation of Machine Learning Algorithms, Deep Learning

Interests

Apart from the field of linguistics, I enjoy reading books on economics and politics.


Awards & Certifications

  • 3x Outstanding International Graduate Student Scholarship, National Taiwan University
  • IBM Watson IoT Advanced Data Science
  • Intensive Chinese Language Program, 2x award for outstanding results, Beijing Language and Culture University