Bio: Desmond is an Assistant Professor and a Villum Young Investigator at the University of Copenhagen where he builds and attempts to understand multimodal and multilingual models. His work received the Best Long Paper Award at EMNLP 2021 and an Area Chair Favourite paper at COLING 2018. His research is funded by the Velux Foundations, the Innovation Foundation, and the Novo Nordisk Foundation. He co-organised the Multimodal Machine Translation Shared Task from 2016–2018, the 2018 Frederick Jelinek Memorial Workshop on Grounded Sequence-to-Sequence Learning, the How2 Challenge Workshop at ICML 2019, and the Workshop on Multilingual Multimodal Learning at ACL 2022.