Welcome to Dr Ioannis Konstas
Ioannis Konstas recently joined as an assistant professor at Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh. His main research interest focuses on the area of Natural Language Processing and Natural Language Generation (NLG) with an emphasis on data-driven deep learning methods.
Before that he was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Washington, Seattle, collaborating with Prof. Luke Zettlemoyer (2015-2017).
He has received a BSc in Computer Science from AUEB (Greece) in 2007, and an MSc in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Edinburgh (2008). He continued his studies at the University of Edinburgh and received a Ph.D. degree in 2014 (advised by Prof. Mirella Lapata). He has previously worked as a Research Assistant at the University of Glasgow (2008), and as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Edinburgh (2014).