£6M in new funding from EPSRC for Heriot-Watt to create the ROBOTARIUM in
conjunction with the University of Edinburgh, see the BBC
What will the next challenge be? See here for more information and a video on the Real Challenge.
I am a Reader in the Computer Science department and a
member of in the Interaction Lab in the School of MACS
(Mathematical and Computer Sciences) at Heriot Watt
Previously, I was at Informatics at the University
of Edinburgh and before that I was at ATL, Lockheed Martin, NJ, USA and AT&T Research Labs, NJ U.S.A..
I am the Co-ordinator for the Parlance project. My research interest include evaluation of spoken dialogue systems and evaluation, Natural Language Generation and Health Informatics. I am keen to be involved in any knowledge transfer activities including consulting. I am also career's officer for Computer Science students at Heriot-Watt. Finally, I am a member of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Young Academy.
See my Careers and Computer Science blog.
See my publication page for a full list of publications. Recents publications include: