Dr. Dong Yu is a distinguished scientist and vice general manager at Tencent AI Lab. Before joining Tencent in 2017, he was a principal researcher at the speech and dialog research group, Microsoft Research, where he joined in 1998. He holds a Ph.D. degree in computer science from University of Idaho, an MS degree in computer science from Indiana University at Bloomington, an MS degree in pattern recognition and intelligent control from Chinese Academy of Sciences, and a BS degree (with honor) in electrical engineering from Zhejiang University.

His research has been focusing on speech recognition and other applications of machine learning techniques. He has published 2 monographs and 160+ papers in these areas and is the inventor/coinventor of 50+ granted and 10+ pending patents. His works have been cited for 14,000+ times with an h-index of 50+ per Google Scholar, and have been recognized by the prestigious IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) 2013 and 2016 best paper awards and the ACMSE 2005 best paper award.

Dr. Dong Yu currently is serving as a member of the IEEE Speech and Language Processing Technical Committee (2013-2018), the vice chair of the IEEE Seattle section (2017-2018), and a distinguished lecturer of APSIPA (2017-2018). He has served as an associate editor of the IEEE/ACM transactions on audio, speech, and language processing (2011-2015), an associate editor of the IEEE signal processing magazine (2008-2011), the lead guest editor of the IEEE transactions on audio, speech, and language processing - special issue on deep learning for speech and language processing (2010-2011), a guest editor of the IEEE/CAA journal of automatica sinica - special issue on deep learning in audio, image, and text processing (2015-2016), and members of organization and technical committees of many conferences and workshops.

Contact Information

Web Page:          https://sites.google.com/site/dongyu888/
Email:                  DongYu@ieee.org
LinkedIn:             http://www.linkedin.com/in/dongyu/
Google Scholar:  https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=tMY31_gAAAAJ&hl=en