Dr Natalia Konstantinova

Lead Software Engineer R&D;, Shell Energy

Dr Natalia Konstantinova is a great enthusiast with over 10 years' experience in the application of Natural Language Processing, Artificial Intelligence, IT and machine learning technologies to real world problems. She got her PhD from the University of Wolverhampton and worked in various fields such as machine translation, ontologies, information extraction and currently dialogue systems and chat bots.  She is currently a lead software engineer in the R&D department of Shell Energy, formerly First Utility, the UK's largest independent energy provider, supplying gas and electricity to around one million UK homes. 

Natalia is still participating in academia by serving as an Associate editor of the Cambridge Journal of Natural Language Engineering, collaborating over research papers and organising conferences and workshops.  She is a strong believer that modern technology can transform businesses and our everyday life.