Naeemul Hassan is an assistant professor in the Philip Merrill College of Journalism and the College of Information Studies of the University of Maryland, College Park. He has interests in research areas related to Database, Data Mining, and Natural Language Processing. His current research focus is on Computational Journalism and Social Sensing. Before joining UMCP, he was an assistant professor in the Computer and Information Science department at the University of Mississippi. He earned a doctoral degree in computer science from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2016.