Portrait of Ayla Rigouts Terryn

Ayla Rigouts Terryn

Associate Academic Member
Assistant Professor, Université de Montréal, Linguistics and translation


Ayla Rigouts Terryn is an Assistant Professor of Translation Technologies and AI in the Department of Linguistics and Translation at Université de Montréal and an Associate Academic Member at Mila. She is also a researcher in the field of natural language processing (NLP).

She obtained a Master’s degree in translation from Antwerp University, obtained her PhD on automatic terminology extraction from Ghent University, and specialised in multilingual language technology as a senior researcher at KU Leuven. As a linguist in the field of AI, she is passionate about advancing our understanding of language models with linguistic insight. Her primary focus is on enhancing technologies in multilingual and/or domain-specific contexts.