Aswin and David passed their qualifying exam. Congratulations!
Kai Zhen successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation, entitled “Neural Waveform Coding: Scalability, Efficiency and Psychoacoustic Calibration.” Congratulations, Dr. Kai Zhen!
Minje received the prestigious NSF Career Award. The project is entitled “Personalized Speech Enhancement: Test-Time Adaptation Using No or Few Private Data.”
Minje receives the IU Trustees Teaching Award for 2021. The award honors outstanding teaching during the previous academic year (2020-2021).
SAIGE members will be interning this summer: Sunwoo at Amazon (Sunnyvale), Aswin at Google Research (Cambridge), Haici at Amazon (Cambridge), and Darius at MERL (Cambridge). Those are cool places, but it might be all remote internships eventually. 🙂 Minje will Read More …
SAIGE members authored two accepted papers, led by Haici and Kai, respectively, for publication at ICASSP 2021.
SAIGE’s first Ph.D. was born. Sanna Wager successfully defended her dissertation, entitled “A data-driven pitch correction algorithm for singing voice.” She joined Amazon Lab126 as an Applied Scientist. Congratulations, Dr. Sanna Wager!
SAIGE welcomes a new member, Darius Pétermann, who joins as a Ph.D. student. He is bringing various experiences ranging from music to deep learning. To know more about him, please check out his website: dariuspetermann.com
Aswin’s internship at Spotify resulted in an accepted paper, entitled “Detecting Non-Topical Content in Podcasts,” at the 16th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL).
Minje’s paper, “Joint Optimization of Masks and Deep Recurrent Neural Networks for Monaural Source Separation,” was selected for 2020 IEEE SPS Best Paper Award.