From October 2016 I will be on academic leave and not accepting any new PhD, MPhil or Part II project students

Stephen Clark is Reader in Natural Language Processing at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory. Previously he was a member of Faculty at the University of Oxford and a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Edinburgh. He holds a PhD in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence from the University of Sussex and a Philosophy degree from Cambridge.

His main research interest is the development of data-driven models for the syntactic and semantic analysis of natural language. He holds a 1M 5-year ERC Starting Grant to work on integrating distributional and compositional models of meaning, as well as recently coordinating a 1.5M 5-site EPSRC grant in this area.

He has been Chair of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL), program co-chair for the flagship ACL conference, and on the Editorial Boards of Computational Linguistics, Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, Computer Speech and Language, and the Journal of Natural Language Engineering.