Jianhua Tao received the Ph.D. degree in computer science from Tsinghua University in 2001. Since 2003, he joined the Chinese Academy of Sciences as an Associate Professor, where he founded the Intelligent Human Machine Interaction Research Group in NLPR. He developed quite several earliest versions of speech recognition/synthesis systems and multimodal affective systems in China, and he has published more than 60 papers in IEEE Transactions on ASLP, ICASSP, Interspeech, ICME, ICPR, ICCV, and so on. He has been the Main Researcher and Contributor of several scientific projects supported by National Natural Science Foundation, National High-Tech Program and International Cooperation Projects (EU projects). He was honored as an "Excellent Young Researcher" for his contribution to speech research by the above-mentioned university, and he was also the winner of Imagination 2001 which was organized by Eurospeech 2001 as a special competition program in 2001. Currently, He serves as one of the Editorial Board Members of International Journal of Computational Linguistics and Chinese Language Processing and International Journal of Synthetic Emotions. Since 2002, He was elected as Vice Chairperson of ISCA Special Interesting Group of Chinese Spoken Language Processing. He serves also as the Executive Committee Member of HUMAINE association (since 2007) and Chinese Association of Phonetics (since 2005).
Biography Updated on 1 December 2010