I am an associate professor (Reader) in the Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation (ILCC) at the School of Informatics of the University of Edinburgh. I am also a part-time faculty at the Institute of Logic, Language and Computation of the University of Amsterdam. My research interests are in natural language processing (incl. semantics and syntax) and machine learning.
My research is supported by personal grants (ERC Starting grant and NWO VIDI), as well as industrial funding / collaborations (incl. Google, SAP and Yandex).
I am an action editor for the journal of machine learning research (JMLR), Transactions of ACL (TACL), a member of editorial board of JAIR, an advisory board member for European Chapter of ACL. My other professional services include being a PC co-chair for *SEM 2016 and CoNLL 2018, a senior area chair for ACL 2019, an area chair for at ACL 2016, EMNLP 2014, EACL 2012, ICLR 2017 and 2019 and NIPS 2017, a senior PC member for IJCAI 2011