Prof. Ewan Klein
Co-Founder & Director/Professor of Language Technology
Edinburgh Living Labs/Edinburgh University
Ewan Klein has been Professor of Language Technology since 2004 in the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh. He received an MSc from Reading University in 1973 and a PhD from Cambridge in 1978. He is a project leader of the Natural Language Toolkit (NLTK) open source library, and a co-author of Natural Language Processing with Python. He has moved across disciplinary boundaries as a founder and co-Director of Edinburgh Living Lab, which explores the role of data and technology in meeting the challenges of sustainable future cities. He is the academic coordinator of the University of Edinburgh's Internet of Things Programme.