Rodolfo M Vega

Master of Education

LocationPittsburgh, PA

Preferred pronounhe/him

Email address

Telephone number4124434306

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Biographical information

Rodolfo Manuel Vega until June 2020 was Associate Director of the Program for Latin America and the Caribbean, Institute of Language Technologies (LTI) of the School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University and a researcher specialized in qualitative and ethnographic methods for data collection and analysis for the development of interactive intelligent systems. He has a master’s degree in international comparative higher education and is a Ph.D. candidate in philosophy with a specialization in international and comparative education. He has extensive international experience in the higher education curriculum, instructional design, education technology, educational reform, and electronic networks for education. He worked as researcher in computational linguistics and semantic analysis in several language technologies projects. JANUS project for the development of computer systems for simultaneous translation in various languages; AVENUE, to improve computer systems for simultaneous translation in languages with little or no digitized data; METAL for the development of artificial intelligence systems for the semantic analysis of metaphors in various languages. He has extensive experience in the design and implementation of public policies for education development in different modalities (formal, non-formal, and informal education, and intercultural bilingual education) and at different levels, with special attention to active learning methodologies with the use of intelligent tutoring and simulation systems, both for secondary education and higher education. Mr. Vega has worked in teachers education (initial and in-service) and university faculty instructional development. Rodolfo Vega has worked as an international consultant for the World Bank and UNICEF, and with Latin American governments, private companies and universities.