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Vinnie Wade- Director of the ADAPT Centre for Digital Media Technology and Chair of Computer Science at Trinity College Dublin

Professor Vincent Wade is Director of the ADAPT Centre for Digital Media Technology and Chair of Computer Science (Est. 1990 in the School of Computer Science and Statistics, Trinity College Dublin). His research focuses on intelligent systems, AI and Personalisation.

As Director of ADAPT, Vincent heads a world leading research Centre uniquely focused across the life cycle of digital media, which pioneers technologies for media analytics, advanced machine learning, machine translation, media personalization, speech & multimodal interaction and ethics and privacy in media.

He was awarded Fellowship of Trinity College for his contribution to research and has published almost three hundred scientific papers in international journals and conferences. Vincent is also the co-founder of a successful TCD spin-out company called EmpowerTheUser which specializes in simulation based learning platforms and immersive learning analytics. Other awards won by Professor Wade include the European Language Label Award for innovation in Language Learning Technology (2010).