Luísa Coheur has been recognized with an Excellence in Teaching Award by the Pedagogical Council of Instituto Superior Técnico (IST).

An Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Professor Coheur is also a researcher within the Human Language Technologies (HLT) research area at INESC-ID, where she works on Natural Language Processing, specializing in Dialogue Systems, Question/Answering and Machine Translation. Professor Coheur’s teaching has been especially recognized for its innovative use of play in pedagogy, including the implementation of escape games.

Professor Coheur will receive her award during Dia do Técnico 2023 on 23 May, around 10:40 am, at Salão Nobre in the Alameda campus of IST.