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 Lecturer IF 3.03
Junichi Yamagishi EPSRC Career Acceleration Fellow IF 3.06
Matthew Aylett Royal Society Industry Fellow IF 5.37
Peter Bell Research Associate IF 3.10
Aciel Eshky Research Associate IF 3.46
Jonathan Kilgour Research Associate IF 3.24
Catherine Lai Research Associate IF 3.43
Mark Sinclair Research Associate IF 3.05
Oliver Watts Research Associate IF 3.10
Cassia Valentini-Botinhao Research Associate IF 3.43
Mirjam Wester Research Associate IF 3.03

PhD students

Name Position Email Office
Carol Chermaz Marie Curie Fellow IF 3.48
Felipe Espic PhD Student IF 3.05
Joachim Fainberg PhD Student IF 3.05
Avashna Govender Marie Curie Fellow IF 3.05
Kathrin Haag PhD Student IF 3.38
Zack Hodari PhD Student
Ondrej Klejch PhD Student IF 3.05
Ben Krause PhD Student IF 3.05
M. Sam Ribeiro PhD Student IF 3.34
Srikanth Ronanki PhD Student IF 2.05
Joanna Rownicka PhD Student IF 3.05

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 3.27
Vasilis Karaiskos Research Associate IF 4.38
Philipp Koehn Professor IF 4.19
Johanna Moore Professor IF 3.14
Miles Osborne Reader IF 3.14
Mark Steedman Professor of Cognitive Science IF 4.15
Maria Wolters Research Associate IF 3.42

External members

Name Position Email Office
Gregor Hofer CEO (Speech Graphics)
Steve Isard Honorary Fellow
Mike Lincoln CTO (Quorate Technology) AT-6.12
Jim Scobbie Honorary Fellow; Professor of Speech Science (Queen Margaret University)
Keiichi Tokuda Honorary Professor; Professor (Nagoya Institute of Technology)
Pawel Swietojanski Emotech

Support staff

Name Position Email Office
Caroline Hastings Portfolio Manager IF 3.35
Helen New Portfolio Manager IF 3.35
Avril Heron Admin Office Supervisor IF 3.37
Nicola Drago Ferrante Institute Administrative Secretary IF 3.37
Julie Laidlaw Senior Secretary IF 3.37