Ph.D. Telecommunication Engineering, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Madrid España (2004). Work Experience: Senior Researcher at DFKI/IAM: German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence / Intelligent Analytics for Massive Data and Teaching associate at DIMA: Database Systems and Information Management Group (currently). Researcher at Language Technology Laboratory of the German Research center for Artificial Inteligence (DFKI-LT), Berlin Germany (2007-2014). Post-doc Researcher at Spoken Language Systems (LSV) (Lehrstuhl für Sprachsignalverarbeitung), Saarland University, Saarbrucken Germany (2005-2007). Assistant Professor and Research Assistant at Natural Interactive Systems Laboratory (NISLab), University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Odense Denmark (2001-2005).