PhD students

PhD students take part in research projects in various areas, working towards their degree.

Ibrahim Abu Farha Sarcasm Detection, Sentiment Analysis, Arabic NLP Personal page
Sara Albakry Human-computer interaction, human factors of security and privacy  
Abeer AlDayel Computational Social Scince, Stance detection and understanding in social media Personal page
Youssef Akram Al Hariri Social Computing Personal page
Ahmed Ali Multi-Dialect Arabic Broadcast Speech Recognition   
Mona Alqassim    
Mousa Al Rawahi    
Mattias Appelgren Interactive Task Learning, Human Robot Interaction, Symbol Grounding Personal page
Reinald Kim Amplayo Summarization and Generation, Sentence Representation Personal page
Daniela Antonova    
Mattias Appelgren NLP for robotics, grounded language processing, robot-human interaction Personal page
Kholoud Althobaiti Usable security and privacy, human factors of security and privacy  
Mohamed Bahgat Knowledge Representation, Question Answering, Deep Learning  
Esma Balkir    
Anil Batra Video and Language Understanding Personal page
Toms Bergmanis Unsupervised learning for NLP, morphology, distributed word embeddings, neural networks for NLP   
Sander Bijl de Vroe

Computational Semantics, Relation Extraction, Machine Learning

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Arthur Brazinskas

Opinion Summarisation, variational inference, Bayesian machine learning

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Laurie Burchell Data filtering and augmentation for low-resource machine translation Personal page
Christopher Burns Psychology, Human Factors, Psychophysiology, Psychometrics  
Agostina Calabrese Cross-Domain Explainable Abuse Detection Personal page
Felipe Espic Calderon Speech Synthesis, Speech Processing, Audio and Music Signal Processing  Personal page
Ronald Cardenas Summarisation Personal page
Andrea Carmantini Model adaptation for end-to-end and hybrid speech recognition, multilingual models Personal page
Arlene Casey

Discourse analysis, Information extraction, Text and data analytics , Argument quality in scientific publications

Matt Chapman Rounds (CDT) Bayesian models of inattentional blindness, and task-driven attention Personal page
Patrick Chen Neural machine translation, parallel sentence mining Personal page
Jianpeng Cheng Semantic parsing an d variational inference Personal page
Carol Chermaz Signal processing and audio prosthetics  
Sandrine Chausson Applied NLP, Computational Social Science, Climate Change discourse  
Nicolas Collignon Active learning, inductive learning, concept learning, computational models of higher level cognition  
Gautier Dagan Interactive learning, multimodal learning and representation learning Personal page
Verna Dankers Compositional generalisation of neural networks  
Mihaela Dragomir Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction design, Technology-Enhanced Learning, Technologies for people on the autism spectrum, Embodied Cognition  
Denis Emelin Non-literal machine translation, commonsense reasoning, model architecture, and natural language understanding Personal page
Joachim Fainberg Speech recognition, speech synthesis Personal page
Matus Falis Document Classification, Medical NLP  
Elaine Farrow Natural language processing and machine learning applied to educational technology Personal page
Lauren Fletcher Language evolution, developmental language disorders and cognitive modelling  
Marcio Fernandes De Moraes Fonseca Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Summarisation Personal page
Yao Fu Semantics, Structured Prediction, Generation, Machine Learning Personal page
Seraphina Goldfarb-Tarrant Multilingual NLP, Fairness and Transparency Personal page
Avashna Govender Speech synthesis, speech perception and machine learning Personal page
Matt Grenander Discourse Personal page
Andreas Grivas Structured prediction, Information extraction Personal page
Shangmin Guo    
Kathrin Haag Automatic animation with Deep Neural Networks Personal page
Coleman Haley Morphology and neurosymbolic computation; deep learning systems as cognitive models Personal page
Lucy Havens Natural language processing for bias detection, exploratory data Personal page
Serhii Havrylov Unsupervised learning, emergence of language, structure induction Personal page
Zack Hodari Speech synthesis, machine learning, prosody modelling, expressive SPSS Personal page
David Hodges    
Tom Hosking Natural language generation, in particular question generation Personal page
Javad Hosseini   (ATI) Semantics, Machine Learning, Structured Prediction, Learning Textual Entailment Personal page
Craig Innes

Models of decision making, preference change, and reasoning about unawareness

Piotr Jablonski    
Chentian Jiang Active causal learning and transfer learning in both  Personal page
Rafael Karampatsis (CDT) NLP and Machine Learning for Automatic Program Repair,  Contextual Embeddings Personal page
Dilara Kekulluoglu Privacy on Social Media, Computational Social Science, Natural Language Processing Personal page
Ondrej Klejch Lightly supervised and semi-supervised methods for automatic speech recognition Personal page
Bowen Li    
Tianyi Li Semantic Parsing, Entailment Relations  
Yuanchao Li Spoken language processing, multimodal machine learning, affective computing, human-computer interaction, digital health Personal page
Cheng Liang Semantic Parsing, Entailment Graph, Knowledge Graph  
Matthias Lindemann Induction of syntactic and semantic structure, parsing, grounding Personal page
Oli Liu Computational modeling for language acquisition  
Yang Liu Discourse analysis, document modeling Personal page
Clare Llewellyn Social media, text and data analytics, summarisation, argument mining and digital libraries.  Personal page
Chau Luu   Personal page
Jonathan Mallinson (CDT) Paraphrasing, generation, semantics, sentence compression, machine translation Personal page
Kate McCurdy   Personal page
Nick McKenna Semantics, machine learning, and entailment Personal page
Vidminas Mikucionis My current research focus is on advancing education with natural language processing, data mining, document search, and knowledge graphs. On the side, I am also really interested in game research, software bots, simulations, and educational games. Personal page
Nikita Moghe   Personal page
Ibrahim Mutambik    
Elizabeth Nielsen
Prosody and information structure
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Silviu Oprea  (CDT)

Computational sarcasm detection, generation and interpretation Personal page
Proyag Pal Low-resource machine translation, multilingual models Personal page
Jay Park XAI, embodied NLU, Interactive Task LearningInteractive task learning, grounded semantics, explainable AI  
Tom Pelsmaeker Low-resource machine translation  
Katarzyna Pruś    
Tadeg Quillien Causal cognition, evolutionary game theory, commonsense psychology, computational cognitive science Personal page
Duncan Reid Managing Death in the Context of an Digital Society  
Joana Ribeiro Spectral Learning for NLP   
Alexander Robertson    
Srikanth Ronanki Prosody modelling, Speech synthesis Personal page
Joanna Rownicka Robust Broadcast Speech Recognition Personal page
Rimvydas Rubavicius Computational Semantics and Pragmatics, Interactive Task Learning  
John Saint    
Ramon Sanabria Unsupervised speech to text translation Personal page
Sukanta Sen Machine translation Personal page
Sarah Schöttler Information visualisation, geographic visualisation Personal page
Tom Sherborne Semantic parsing, natural language understanding, cross lingual modelling, domain adaptation and transfer learning for NLP.  Personal page
Mark Sinclair (DTA) Speaker Diarization. Personal page
Akash Srivastava Interactive Machine Learning, Graphical models and Variational Inference. Personal page
Mohammad Tahaei Usable security and privacy  
Jason Taylor Speech Recognition, Speech Synthesis and Pronunciation Mining Personal page
Leimin Tian Affective Computing including multimodal emotion recognition, emotion modeling and expressive speech synthesis.   Personal page
Nora'Ayu Ahmad Uzir Learning Analytics, Information Visualization Personal page
Simon Valentin Causal inference, active learning and probabilistic program induction Personal page
Pablo Leon Villagra Representation learning, causal inference, function learning, expertise, generalization, transfer Personal page
Sarenne Wallbridge Leverage information encoded in the audio channel of our speech to better understand the semantics of fluent (and disfluent) human communication Personal page
Bailin Wang Semantic parsing, builing natural language interface with weak supervisions   Personal page
Zezhong Wang    
Sabine Weber Semantics, machine learning and knowledge graphs  
Dan Wells Speech synthesis for low-resource languages Personal page
Jennifer Williams Speech synthesis, adversarial methods for speech, ethical issues in speech technology Personal page
David Wilmot Multimodal understanding/generation of Narratives  
Dominik Wurzer    
Yumo Xu Cross-lingual Summarization Personal page
Yanpeng Zhao Structured Prediction and Latent Variable Models Personal page
Zheng Zhao Discourse analysis, Summarization Personal page