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.

PhD Students

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

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.

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

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

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

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)