The Centre for Speech Technology Research, The university of Edinburgh

CSTR Staff and Students


Name Position Email Office
Simon King Director of CSTR, Professor of Speech Processing IF 3.11
Steve Renals Professor of Speech Technology IF 3.15
Hiroshi Shimodaira Lecturer IF 3.04
Korin Richmond Reader IF 3.03
Junichi Yamagishi EPSRC Career Acceleration Fellow IF 3.06
Peter Bell Research Associate IF 3.43
Andrea Carmantini Research Assistant IF 3.42
Aciel Eshky Research Associate IF 3.46
Wei Guo Software Developer IF 3.42
Jonathan Kilgour Research Associate IF 3.24
Catherine Lai Research Associate IF 3.43
Erfan Loweimi Research Associate IF 3.42
Julie Anne Meaney Research Assistant IF 3.42
M. Sam Ribeiro Research Associate IF 3.51
Mark Sinclair Research Associate
Cassia Valentini-Botinhao Research Associate IF 3.43
Simon Vandieken Research Assistant IF 3.42
Oliver Watts Research Associate IF 3.46

PhD students

Name Position Email Office
Carol Chermaz Marie Curie Fellow IF 3.48
Felipe Espic PhD Student IF 3.33
Joachim Fainberg PhD Student IF 3.34
Jason Fong PhD Student IF 3.50
Avashna Govender Marie Curie Fellow IF 3.05
Zack Hodari PhD Student IF 3.25
Ondrej Klejch PhD Student IF 3.05
Ben Krause PhD Student IF 3.05
Chau Luu PhD Student IF 2.39
Pilar Oplustil Gallegos PhD Student IF 3.50
Srikanth Ronanki PhD Student IF 3.33
Joanna Rownicka PhD Student IF 3.05
Jason Taylor PhD student IF 4.23
Jennifer Williams PhD Student BC 3.05
Shucong Zhang PhD student IF 2.49

Associate members

Name Position Email Office
Alexandra Birch Research Associate IF 4.38
Jean Carletta Senior Research Associate IF 4.26
Sharon Goldwater Reader IF 3.17
Vasilis Karaiskos Research Associate IF 4.38
Johanna Moore Professor IF 3.14
Mark Steedman Professor of Cognitive Science IF 4.15
Mirjam Wester Research Associate IF 3.43
Maria Wolters Reader in Design Informatics IF 4.32

External members

Name Position Email Office
Matthew Aylett Honorary Fellow
Gregor Hofer CEO (Speech Graphics)
Gustav Eje Henter Post-doc, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Steve Isard Honorary Fellow
Mike Lincoln CTO (Quorate Technology)
Jim Scobbie Honorary Fellow; Professor of Speech Science (Queen Margaret University)
Pawel Swietojanski Emotech
Keiichi Tokuda Honorary Professor; Professor (Nagoya Institute of Technology)

Support staff

Name Position Email Office
Diana Dalla Costa Senior Secretary IF 3.37
Nicola Drago Ferrante Institute Administrator IF 3.37
Caroline Hastings Portfolio Manager IF 3.35
Helen New Portfolio Manager IF 3.35
Seona Wharrie Institute Administrative Secretary IF 3.37