Andy Way
Andy Way
Dublin City University

Technology and app areas:

  • Machine Learning (Machine Translation)
  • Open & Big Data
  • Digital Content
  • Data Quality


Professor Andy Way has been in DCU since 1991, except for a period of sabbatical leave working in the translation and localisation industry in the UK between 2011-14. Since 2014, he has been back in DCU full-time as a Professor in the School of Computing at Dublin City University. In 2014, He became Deputy Director of the CNGL Centre for Intelligent Content at DCU. This programme was replaced by the ADAPT Centre for Digital Content Technology in 2015, where he remains Deputy Director of this €100 million Centre.

He has been Editor for the journal Machine Translation since 2007. He was the President of the International Association for Machine Translation from 2011-13, and President of the European Association for Machine Translation from 2009-15. In 2015, he received the President’s Research Award for the Sciences and Engineering faculties at DCU and the IAMT Award of Honour in 2019 for services to the MT community.

He has over 400 peer-reviewed conference papers and journals to date and has brought in over €60 million in external research funding. Prof. Way’s research interest is in the Machine Translation space, with a particular focus on low-resource languages.