Beijing, August 2015 Contact information:

andre.t.martins AT tecnico DOT ulisboa DOT pt

Instituto de Telecomunicacões
Torre Norte - Sala 9.07
Av. Rovisco Pais, 1 1049-001 Lisboa - Portugal

Phone: +351 218418454

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I am an Associate Professor at the Computer Science Department (DEI) and at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (DEEC) at Instituto Superior Técnico. I am also the VP of AI Research at Unbabel in Lisbon, Portugal, and a Senior Researcher at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, where I lead the SARDINE Lab.

Until 2012, I was a PhD student in the joint CMU-Portugal program in Language Technologies, at Carnegie Mellon University and at Instituto Superior Técnico, where I worked under the supervision of Mário Figueiredo, Noah Smith, Pedro Aguiar and Eric Xing.

My research interests revolve around natural language processing and machine learning, more specifically sparse and structured transformations, uncertainty quantification, interpretability, and multimodal processing applied to machine translation, natural language generation, quality estimation, and evaluation. My research has been funded by a ERC Starting Grant (DeepSPIN) and Consolidator Grant (DECOLLAGE), among other grants, and has received several paper awards at ACL conferences. I co-founded and co-organize the Lisbon Machine Learning School (LxMLS). I am a Fellow of the ELLIS society and a co-director of the ELLIS Program in Natural Language Processing. I am a member of the Lisbon Academy of Sciences and of the Research & Innovation Advisory Group (RIAG) of the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking.


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