Current Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Dr Jeff Dalton
Lecturer (tenure-track Assistant Professor)
His main research interests focus on the intersection of natural language understanding and information seeking for complex tasks.
@jeffd

PhD Students

Carlos Gemmell
Develops new machine learning methods to deepen human-machine collaboration by breaking down structured tasks like programming into a conversation.
@aquaktus

Yola Jones (joint with MVLS)
Develops machine learning to predict those at risk of sudden death and other catastrophic events using electronic health records and focusing on cardiovascular disease.
@jones_yola

Iain Mackie
Develops new methods based on deep learning for information extraction and knowledge-centric ranking tasks.
@iain_with_2is

Paul Owoicho (starting Jan. 2021)
Studies the use of mixed-initiative and feedback for open-domain Conversational Information Seeking.
@ogbonokopaul


Federico Rossetto
Develops new methods for Music Representation Learning and Conditional Conversation Generation.
@FedingoRoss91


Francesco Dalla Serra (joint with Canon & Dr Deligianni)
Develops multi-modal visual question answering for medical applications as part of his industrial PhD in conjunction with Canon Medical.

Research Assistants

Zay-yar Tun
Develops new methods for improving social content discovery for the BBC’s voice assistant, Beeb.


Academic Collaborators

Past Lab Members

Research Interns

  • Enrico Trombetta
  • Adam Czyzewski (now @ EPFL)