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Mark Gales - Biography

    Mark Gales studied for the B.A. in Electrical and Information Sciences at the University of Cambridge from 1985-88. Following graduation he worked as a consultant at Roke Manor Research Ltd. In 1991 he took up a position as a Research Associate in the Speech Vision and Robotics group in the Engineering Department at Cambridge University. In 1995 he completed his doctoral thesis: Model-Based Techniques for Robust Speech Recognition supervised by Professor Steve Young. From 1995-1997 he was a Research Fellow at Emmanuel College Cambridge. He was then a Research Staff Member in the Speech group at the IBM T.J.Watson Research Center until 1999 when he returned to Cambridge University Engineering Department as a University Lecturer. He was appointed Reader in Information Engineering in 2004. He is currently a Professor of Information Engineering and a College Lecturer and Official Fellow of Emmanuel College. Mark Gales is a Fellow of the IEEE, a Senior Area Editor of IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio Speech and Language Processing for speech recognition and synthesis, and a member of the Speech and Language Processing Technical Committee (2015-2017, previously a member from 2001-2004). He was an associate editor for IEEE Signal Processing Letters from 2008-2011 and IEEE Transactions on Audio Speech and Language Processing from 2009-2013. He is currently on the Editorial Board of Computer Speech and Language.

    Mark Gales has been awarded a number of paper awards, including a 1997 IEEE Young Author Paper Award for his paper on Parallel Model Combination and a 2002 IEEE Paper Award for his paper on Semi-Tied Covariance Matrices.

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