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Marc Schröder
Senior Researcher

DFKI GmbH
Language Technology Lab
Campus D3 2
Stuhlsatzenhausweg 3
D-66123 Saarbrücken
Germany

Tel +49-681-85775-5303
Fax +49-681-85775-5338

email: marc.schroeder@dfki.de

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Short CV

Awards

Grand Prize of the IST 2006
Best IST Project Website Award
for the HUMAINE portal
emotion-research.net

Marc receiving IST 2006 Best IST Project Website Award

Projects

2008-2010 Coordinator of EU FP7 project SEMAINE on real-time, robust, non-verbally competent conversations between a conversational agent and a human user
2007 Project co-leader IBB Berlin funded project IDEAS4Games on using speech synthesis in computer games
2006-2010 Project leader DFG-funded project PAVOQUE on increased flexibility for expressive speech synthesis
2004-2007 Workpackage leader "Training and Outreach", European Network of Excellence HUMAINE on emotion-oriented computing
2001-2003 Responsible for speech synthesis in EU FP5 project NECA on web-based Embodied Conversational Agents applications

Responsibilities

Professional Experience

2004-present
Senior Researcher at DFKI Language Technology Lab
1998-2003
Researcher at DFKI Language Technology Lab, responsible for developing the Text-to-Speech synthesis system MARY
Apr.-Oct. 2000
Research Assistant at Psychological Department, Queen's University Belfast, working on vocal emotions with Roddy Cowie and Ellen Douglas-Cowie

Education

2008-2011
PhD in Computer Science on Component Integration, Saarbrücken, Germany
1998-2003
PhD in Phonetics on Emotional Speech Synthesis, Saarbrücken, Germany
1996-1998 Study of linguistics in Grenoble, France (diploma maîtrise)
1995-1996
Study of phonetics and computational linguistics in Saarbrücken, Germany (intermed. diploma "Zwischenprüfung")
1992-1995
Study of physics in Saarbrücken, Germany (intermed. diploma "Vordiplom")
1992
Abitur in Bad Kreuznach, Germany