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About Me

Zhizheng Wu is an associate professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen. Prior to that, he led teams and performed research at Meta, JD.com, Apple, the University of Edinburgh, and Microsoft Research Asia. Zhizheng received his Ph.D. from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2015. Zhizheng is the creator of Merlin, an open-source speech synthesis toolkit. He initiated and co-organized the first speaker verification spoofing and countermeasures challenge as a special session at Interspeech 2015, the Voice Conversion Challenge 2016, and the Blizzard Challenge 2019. He also gave a tutorial on spoofing detection at APSIPA ASC 2015 and a tutorial on deep learning-based speech synthesis at Interspeech 2017. Zhizheng is an associate editor of IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio Speech and Language Processing and a member of the IEEE Speech and Language Processing Technical Committee. He is also the General Chair of IEEE Spoken Language Technology Workshop 2024.
武执政博士现任香港中文大学(深圳)副教授。入选国家级青年人才,连续多次入选斯坦福大学“全球前2%顶尖科学家”、爱思唯尔“中国高被引学者”榜单。他于2015年获得南洋理工大学博士学位,并在Meta(原Facebook)、京东、苹果、爱丁堡大学、微软亚洲研究院等机构从事学术研究和技术领导工作。武博士带领开发了语音合成开源系统Merlin,发起并组织了第一届声纹识别欺骗检测国际评测、第一届语音转换国际评测,组织了2019年语音合成国际评测(Blizzard Challenge 2019)。曾获得INTERSPEECH 2016最佳学生论文奖、2012年亚太信号与信息处理协会年度峰会最佳论文奖。武博士现为IEEE语音与语言处理技术委员会委员,语音领域权威期刊IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing的Associate Editor, IEEE Spoken Language Technology Workshop 2024的大会主席。他曾受邀在ICASSP、IJCAI 2023 DADA Workshop等权威学术会议做特邀报告。


Professional Experiences

  • Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (Aug. 2022 - now)
  • Mel Lab, Research lead (Nov. 2021 - now)
  • Sanas.ai, Scientific Advisor/Investor, (Oct. 2020 - now)
  • Meta Platform Inc (also known as Facebook Inc), Research scientist (Apr. 2019 - Aug. 2022)
  • JD.COM USA, Technical director (Feb. 2018 - Apr. 2019)
  • Apple Inc, Research scientist (May 2016 - Feb. 2018)
  • University of Edinburgh, Research fellow (Apr. 2014 - Apr. 2016)
  • University of Tampere, Finland, Visiting researcher (2012)
  • University of Eastern Finland, Visiting researcher (2012)
  • Nanyang Technological University, Research assistant (Aug. 2009 - Apr. 2014)
  • Microsoft Research Asia, Research intern (Nov. 2007 - Jul. 2009)

Selected Awards

  • Best Student Paper award (Recipient: Manu Airaksinen), INTERSPEECH 2016
  • Most Cited Article of Speech Communication 2016
  • Top Hottest Article of Speech Communication 2015
  • Best Paper award, APSIPA Annual Submit and Conference 2012

Selected Professional Services

  • Associate Editor, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio Speech and Language Processing (2022 - )
  • IEEE Speech and Language Technical Committee member (2020 - 2023)
  • Area chair: 2022 IEEE Spoken Language Technology Workshop
  • Meta reviewer: ICASSP 2021, 2022, 2023
  • Sponsorship Chair, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing 2022
  • Sponsorship Chair, 13th International Symposium on Chinese Spoken Language Processing (ISCSLP 2022)
  • Tutorial Chair, 13th International Symposium on Chinese Spoken Language Processing (ISCSLP 2022)
  • Organizer, Blizzard challenge 2019
  • Organizer, Voice conversion challenge 2016
  • Organizer, ASVspoof challenge 2015
  • Member of Technical Program Committee: ICASSP, INTERSPEECH, ASRU, etc

Invited Talks