Principal Investigator

Jörg Tiedemann is the professor of Language Technology at the Department of Modern Languages at the University of Helsinki. His main research interest is in cross-lingual NLP and machine translation.

Postdoctoral Researchers

Alessandro Raganato joined the team in March 2018. He got his PhD from the University of Rome on multilingual semantic modelling.

Hande Celikkanat joined our team in September 2018. She moved from the CS department in Helsinki to our group.

Miikka Silfverberg moved back from Boulder/Co and started his position as lecturer in language technology in September 2018 and will spend his research time in connection with FoTran.

Doctoral Students

Aarne Talman is a Doctoral Student in Language Technology at University of Helsinki. His main research interests are in natural language understanding, natural language inference and computational semantics.

Raul Vazquez started his PhD in March 2018 at the University of Helsinki.

Umut Sulubacak also started his PhD in March 2018 at our department. He mainly works for the MeMAD project but will also participate in FoTran.