Yuan Gong

Research Scientist

Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Lab

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

G442, 32 Vassar St, Cambridge MA 02139

Phone: (574) 401-0833

Email: yuangong@mit.edu


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Research Interest

AI for Audio, Speech, and Natural Lanaguage Processing, including the following topics: large language models, foundation audio and speech AI models, audio-visual multi-modal AI, speech AI system for health applications, and secure and trustworthy speech AI.


I am a Research Scientist at the MIT CSAIL Spoken Language Systems Group (SLS), working with Dr. James Glass. Before I joined MIT, I got my Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Notre Dame, supervised by Dr. Christian Poellabauer. During the 2019 Summer, I was an applied scientist intern working on clinical text mining in the AWS Comprehend Medical team, supervised by Mohammed Khalilia and Parminder Bhatia. Before coming to Notre Dame, I got my B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering (Biomedical Engineering Major) from Fudan University in 2015. My research advisors were Dr. Yuanyuan Wang (on ultrasound image denoising) and Dr. Yuedong Xu (on network science).


2020.7   Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering, University of Notre Dame, IN, USA  (GPA: 4.0/4.0)

2015.7   B.Sc., Electrical Engineering (Biomedical Engineering Major), Fudan University, Shanghai, China. (GPA Rank: 1/15, First Prize Scholarship)


2023.8 -          Research Scientist II, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA

2020.8 - 2023.7    Postdoc Research Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA

2015.8 - 2020.7    Graduate Research Assistant, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, USA

2019.5 - 2019.8    Applied Scientist Intern, Amazon Web Service, Seattle, USA

2014.6 - 2015.7    Undergraduate Research Assistant, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

2012.7 - 2012.8    Intern, Philips Healthcare, Shanghai, China





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Please feel free to reach out (yuangong@mit.edu) if you have any questions about my work. I do not use WeChat. As a research scientist, I am not involved in student/researcher recruitment at CSAIL, please contact a PI for such inquiries.