Ye Kyaw Thu (ရဲကျော်သူ)

Dr. Ye Kyaw Thu


Ye Kyaw Thu (Ye-san) is a Visiting Professor of Language & Semantic Technology Research Team (LST), Artificial Intelligence Research Unit (AINRU), National Electronic & Computer Technology Center (NECTEC), Thailand, Affiliate Professor at Cambodia Academy of Digital Technology (CADT), Cambodia and Head of NLP Research Lab., University of Technology Yatanarpon Cyber City (UTYCC), Pyin Oo Lwin, Myanmar. He is also a founder of Language Understanding Lab., Myanmar. He is actively co-supervising/supervising undergrad, masters' and doctoral students of several universities including Assumption University (AU), Cambodia Academy of Digital Technology (CADT), Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC), King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Kasetsart University (KU), and Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology (SIIT). Previously, he was a Visiting Researcher of Language and Speech Science Research Lab., Waseda University, Japan (2012-2021), a Researcher in the artificial intelligence (AI) Lab. at Okayama Prefectural University (OPU), Japan (2016-2018), a Researcher at the Multilingual Translation Lab., Advanced Speech Translation Research and Development Promotion Center, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan (2012-2016) and a Research Associate at Waseda University, Japan (2009-2012). He received his B.Sc. in Physics from Dagon University, Myanmar, M.Sc. and D.Sc. both in global information and telecommunication studies from Waseda University, Japan. His research interests lie in the fields of AI, natural language processing (NLP) and human-computer interaction (HCI). His experience includes research and development of text input methods, corpus building, statistical machine translation (SMT), automatic speech recognition (ASR) and text to speech (TTS) engines for his native language Myanmar. He is currently, working on NLP R&D for languages of Myanmar, robot language acquisition, sign language processing and ICT in primary education.


Message to my current/future students:

      I'm always here to help your research, but you've got to take the lead!


        Personal Email: yktnlp@gmail.com

        UTYCC Email: yekyawthu@utycc.edu.mm

        YTU Email: dr.yekyawthu@ytu.edu.mm

        NECTEC Email: yekyaw.thu@nectec.or.th

        CADT Email: yekyaw.thu@cadt.edu.kh

                      (in English or in Japanese or in Myanmar) 

        GitHub: https://github.com/ye-kyaw-thu

Last updated: 26 June2024

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