Séamus Lankford

PhD student

Email Address: seamus.lankford@adaptcentre.ie

Séamus Lankford is a PhD candidate at the ADAPT centre. Prof. Andy Way, of DCU, is the project supervisor and his PhD concentrates on the statistical and neural machine translation of low resource languages with a specific focus on the Irish language. At the Cork Institute of Technology (CIT), Séamus lectures in the area of Physical Computing and supervises undergraduate projects in Machine Learning. He is also coordinator and industry point of contact for software development students going on placement. Having graduated from University College Cork (UCC) with a BE (Hons) in Electrical Engineering, he worked both as an engineer and as a software developer with the ESB, the European Space Agency and Motorola prior to joining CIT. His post graduate qualifications include an MBA (UCC) and an MSc in Artificial Intelligence (CIT). His MSc focused on the NAS aspect of AutoML and he developed an open source neural architecture search tool (OpenNAS) for CNN image classification. His research interests are in the areas of AutoML, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing and Machine Translation.

Research Domains
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Deep Learning
  • Machine Learning
  • Machine Translation
  • Natural Language Processing