- Education: Brown University, B.A., Spanish Literature & Culture University of Massachusetts Amherst, M.A., Hispanic Linguistics Georgetown University, M.Sc., Ph.D., Spanish Linguistics
Lucia is currently Assistant Professor of Computational Linguistics at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Her research and teaching centers on the intersection of language and artificial intelligence, with a special focus on human-robot interaction and the development of personalized dialogue systems. She is currently designing an interactive cookbook that adapts to users’ cooking skills, food preferences, and cultures, as well as a conversational robot that helps patients in medical settings. In addition to her work, Lucia is an avid runner, competing in races and finding trails to explore around the globe. Lucia is a native English speaker and fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, and German.