Short CV/Education and training

  • 2008
    PostDoc at Edinburgh University

  • 2011
    Assistant Professor (Lecturer) at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh

  • 2013
    Scientific consultant for Nuance Communications in Silicon Valley

  • 2015 – 2018
    Associate Professor (Reader) at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh

  • Since 2018
    Full Professor at the School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences (MACS) at Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh

Selected publications

  • Rieser, Verena and Lemon, Oliver. Reinforcement learning for adaptive dialogue systems: a data-driven methodology for dialogue management and natural language generation. Springer Science & Business Media. 2011. ISBN 3642249426



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Principal Investigator: MaDrIgAL – MultiDimensional Interaction management and Adaptive Learning (EPSRC, EP/N017536/1, 2016 – 2018)

  • Principal Investigator: DILiGENt – Domain-Independent Language Generation (EPSRC, EP/M005429/1, 2015 – 2017)

  • Principal Investigator: GUI project – "Generation for Uncertain Information", (EPSRC, EP/L026775/1, 2014 – 2015)

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Elected member of University Senate

  • Steering Board of ACL Special Interest Group Natural Language Generation

  • Advisory Board of ACL Special Interest Group Discourse Dialogue

  • Editorial Board: Science Scotland (RSE)

  • Associate Editor: Advanced Robotics

Additional qualifications

  • Teaching qualification: Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice


Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Additional interests

  • Invited talks


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