Roland Kuhn is a Principal Research Officer at the National Research Council of Canada (NRC). He has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from McGill University and a Master’s degree in Theoretical Biology from the University of Chicago. Since Sept. 2017, he has been head of the Indigenous Languages Technology (ILT) project at NRC. Dr. Kuhn’s research has focused on the fields of automatic speech recognition, machine translation, and most recently, technologies for assisting Indigenous language revitalization. He has published over 70 papers in refereed journals and conferences, and holds 32 US patents. His hobby is writing bizarre novels, such as the assassination thriller “The Sixth Stage of Dying” (available since December 2019 on Amazon.ca).