Samuel Thomas


Samuel Thomas


Senior Research Scientist - Speech Recognition and Spoken Language Understanding


IBM Research - Yorktown Heights Yorktown Heights, NY USA


Samuel Thomas received his B.Tech degree in Computer Engineering from the Cochin University of Science and Technology, India and M.S degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India before earning his Doctor of Philosophy degree from the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. Since graduation, he has been at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, New York with the Speech Technologies Group. In the past, he has worked on several speech research projects and workshops with the Center for Language and Speech Processing (CLSP) at JHU, the Idiap Research Institute, Switzerland and the TeNeT group, IIT Madras. His research interests include speech processing and machine learning for speech recognition, spoken language understanding, speech synthesis and speaker recognition. Samuel is an IBM Master Inventor, a Senior Member of the IEEE and also an Associate Editor of the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing. He is also an elected member of the IEEE Speech and Language Technical Committee (SLTC).



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