Prof. Mikko Kurimo is Associate Professor in Speech and Language Processing and the Head of the Speech Recognition research group at Aalto University. He is the coordinator of MeMAD.
Dr. Jorma Laaksonen received his Dr. of Science is Teaching Researcher at the Department of Computer Science at Aalto University. He is the vice coordinator of MeMAD and leads the research on visual media analysis at Aalto University.
Dr. Mats Sjöberg is a postdoctoral researcher at Aalto University. He works in Jorma Laaksonen’s team on video content analysis.
Peter Smit is a PhD student at Aalto University. He works in Mikko Kurimo’s team on automatic speech recognition.
Stig-Arne Grönroos is a PhD student at Aalto University. He works in Mikko Kurimo’s team on neural machine translation.
Zhicun Xu is a Master student at Aalto University. He works in Mikko Kurimo’s team on audio event classification.
Bernard Merialdo is full professor in the Data Science department in EURECOM. He contributes mostly to WP3 on multimedia analysis.
Dr. Jean Carrive is Deputy Head of Ina’s Research & Innovation Department. He works on multimedia content analysis and description, in relation with digital humanities. In MeMAD, he participates to corpus and use cases definition, as well as audio analysis tasks.
Dr. David Doukhan is a research engineer working at Ina. His research interests include speech and audio technologies, machine learning, and digital humanities.
Dr. Tiina Lindh-Knuutila is a solution specialist at Lingsoft. She is the project manager for MeMAD at Lingsoft.
Lic.Sc. Sami Keronen is a speech recognition specialist and developer at Lingsoft. Currently he is working on Swedish ASR and diarization in the MeMAD project.
Dr. Sebastian Andersson is Solutions Manager at Lingsoft. He has a broad background in speech and language technology. He is primarily working on Swedish ASR in the MeMAD project.
Jörg Tiedemann is a Professor of Language Technology at the University of Helsinki and in MeMAD he leads the work package 4 on multimodal and multilingual machine translation.
Prof. Sabine Braun is Professor of Translation Studies and Director of the Centre for Translation Studies at the University of Surrey. In MeMAD she leads WP5 (Comparing Human and Machine-Generated Multimodal Content Description and Translation).
Dr. Kim Starr is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Centre for Translation Studies, University of Surrey. Her research interests are focused on intralingual audiovisual translation, accessible media and the intersection of language and psychology.
Lauri Saarikoski is a development manager at the archives of Yle, the Finnish Broadcasting Company. In MeMAD he leads the work package taking care of data management and curates the discussion between media companies and research groups.