Work

JUL 2018 - PRESENT Idiap Research Institute - Marie Curie Research Fellow
SEP 2017 - JUN 2018 University of Edinburgh - Research Assistant
JUN 2016 - AUG 2016 Google, Mountain View - Software Engineer Intern, NLU Research
MAY 2015 - AUG 2015 Google, London - Software Engineer Intern, Text-to-Speech Research
MAY 2014 - AUG 2014 Google, Dublin - Site Reliability Engineer Intern, Content & Display Ads

Education

JUL 2018 - PRESENT École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne - PhD student
SEP 2016 - AUG 2017 University of Edinburgh - MSc Speech & Language Processing
Distinction
SEP 2012 - JUN 2016 Trinity College, Dublin - BA Computer Science, Linguistics and French
First Class Honours
SEP 2014 - MAY 2015 Université Stendhal, Grenoble - Visiting student.

Publications

Multilingual bottleneck features for subword modeling in zero-resource languages
Enno Hermann and Sharon Goldwater, Proceedings of Interspeech. 2018.
Iteratively improving unsupervised term discovery and unsupervised speech representations
Enno Hermann, MSc Dissertation, University of Edinburgh, 2017.
Highly Commended Dissertation prize
Exploring bilingual text-to-speech conversion for Irish and Irish English using a statistical parametric synthesis system
Enno Hermann, BA Dissertation, Trinity College Dublin, 2016. [code]

Personal Projects

NOV 2014 - PRESENT AnkiDroid - Flashcard app with 1+ million downloads.
Front-end developer, translator, user support.
OCT 2014 - PAUSED Learn Albanian - through Wikipedia only.
Using NLP and a large corpus to learn a completely foreign language.
MAR 2014 - JUN 2014 REAL Challenge - Dialogue systems.
Developed a concept for a hands-free kitchen assistant.
JUL 2013 - SEP 2013 Lithuanian Wiktionary Parser
Parses words with their English translations and grammatical information.
SEP 2011 - JUN 2012 Lithuanian Labour Exchange, Kaunas - European Voluntary Service
Taught German and English and organised workshops for students.

Awards

DEC 2017 Highly Commended Dissertation prize of the University of Edinburgh.
APR 2014 Foundation Scholarship of Trinity College Dublin.
MAR 2014 1st place - Irish Collegiate Programming Contest.
OCT 2013 2nd place - Guidewire Gosucoder Coding Challenge.
AUG 2013 Android Camp participant - Google, London.
APR 2013 2nd place - Irish Collegiate Programming Contest.

Languages

CODING IN Python, Java, C++, Bash.
SPEAKING German, English, French, Lithuanian, Serbo-Croatian.