People

University of Edinburgh 

Barry Haddow is the overall coordinator of HimL and the leader of WP1 (Data and Adaptation). He has been a researcher in the statistical MT group at Edinburgh since 2008, having worked on domain adaptation, discriminative training, and been heavily involved in the development of Moses.

Alexandra Birch is the co-ordinator of the evaluation workpackage, WP5. She has been a researcher in the SMT group at Edinburgh since 2005, and her work touches on modelling and evaluating reordering, spoken language translation, semantic SMT and neural network models for SMT.

Phil Williams is a researcher in Edinburgh's statistical machine translation group. His work focuses on the use of linguistic annotation to improve translation quality.

 

Charles University, Prague 

Jan Hajič is the leader of WP2 (Semantics). Jan is a full professor and vice-director of the Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics, interested in developing linguistic resources, morphology and tagging of inflective languages, machine translation and parsing.

Ondřej Bojar is the Scientific Coordinator of the project. He as an assistant professor in the Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics, and has worked in many aspects of machine translation including treatment of morphologically rich languages, evaluation, deep syntax for MT and linguistic resources.

 

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich 

Alexander Fraser is the leader of WP3 (Morphology). He leads the machine translation group at Munich, which is well-known for a wide range of work on statistical machine translation, including translation to morphologically rich languages, core SMT models, and domain adaptation.

 

Lingea 

Michal Kašpar is the leader of Deployment (WP4). He works at Lingea as a SW developer. He works mainly on language tools and MT and prepares these tools for deployment in various systems on various platforms.

Martin Komora is the leader of the dissemination and exploitation work package (WP6). She works in Lingea as the International Business Manager.

 

NHS 24

Arlene Campbell is National Partnership and Consumer Engagement Manager for Health Information Services at NHS 24. Within NHS 24 she is responsible for external stakeholder engagement, communications, brand development and marketing of health Information services.

Colin Davenport is Programme Manager at NHS24 responsible for a number of development projects. Colin has 30 years experience of managing IT projects in Utilities, Insurance, Education and Health.

Lynne Huckerby is Head of Health Information Services at NHS 24. In her current role, Lynne is responsible for the Health Information Services (HiS) team and provides the strategic direction and vision for the service.

James Sheary is Partnership and Engagement Officer at NHS 24 and is responsible for stakeholder engagement for the evaluation of the Polish and Romanian languages in Scotland as part of HimL.  James has experience in the evaluation of European projects and has worked for the NHS for 4 years.

 

Cochrane

Juliane Ried is Cochrane´s Translations Co-ordinator, and is collaborating with more than 15 volunteer teams worldwide who are translation Cochrane Reviews into their local languages, working to establish sustainable, low-resource approaches to translation. She studied French and Spanish at Freiburg University, Germany. 

Jan Hansen is a Knowledge Manager and System Developer at Cochrane. His area of responsibility includes development of software systems that support maintenance and publication of Cochrane review translations. He is also involved in integration of Cochrane software with external translation management systems.