Igor Shalyminov

Research Engineer

Igor was part of the Alana team for the Alexa Prize challenge and continues to work as part of the technical team. He’s also currently finishing his PhD at Heriot-Watt University, focusing on data-efficient methods for dialogue systems. Before Alana, he completed research internships at Intel and Microsoft Research (his work here ranked 1st in the DSTC8 Fast Domain Adaptation task.) And and he’s also worked on the conversational platform Yandex, Dialogues and the Russian National Corpus’s search engine.