Portrait of Jinyu Li

Jinyu Li

Partner Applied Scientist


Jinyu Li received the Ph.D. degree from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, in 2008. From 2000 to 2003, he was a Researcher in the Intel China Research Center and Research Manager in iFlytek Speech, China. Currently, he is a Partner Applied Scientist and Technical Lead in Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA. He leads a team to design and improve speech modeling algorithms and technologies that ensure industry state-of-the-art speech recognition accuracy for Microsoft products such as Cortana and Xbox Kinect. His major research interests cover several topics in speech recognition, including deep learning, noise robustness, discriminative training, feature extraction, and machine learning methods. He is the leading author of the book “Robust Automatic Speech Recognition — A Bridge to Practical Applications”, Academic Press, Oct, 2015. Currently, he is the member of IEEE Speech and Language Processing Technical Committee. He also serves as the associate editor of IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing.