Kai Defended

Kai Zhen successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation, entitled “Neural Waveform Coding: Scalability, Efficiency and Psychoacoustic Calibration.” Congratulations, Dr. Kai Zhen!

2021 Summer Internship

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.

Sanna defended her dissertation

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!

New member joined SAIGE

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

EACL 2021

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).