I am currently recruiting students in the field of speech recognition and natural language processing. Candidates need to be self-motivated and good at programming (e.g. C++). If you are interested in speech-related research, please feel free to contact me.




Tom, Ko Yu Ting received the B.Eng. degree in computer engineering from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2003. Then he received the M.Phil. and Ph.D. degree in computer science and engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2010 and 2014 respectively. Throughout his postgraduate studies, he was supervised by Professor Brian Mak. After that, he joined Huawei Noah's Ark Lab as a research scientist. He is currently an assistant professor at Southern University of Science and Technology in China. His research interests include speech recognition, speaker verification and natural language processing.


Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering in HKUST, 2014

M.Phil. in Computer Science and Engineering in HKUST, 2010

M.Sc. in IC Design Engineering in HKUST, 2007

Bachelor Degree in Computer Engineering in CUHK, 2003


[Conference Papers]

[Journal Papers]


Phone Deletion Modeling in Speech Recognition (M.Phil.)

Distinct Acoustic Modeling for Automatic Speech Recognition (Ph.D.)


2nd best presentation in Signal Processing Postgraduate Forum 2010 organized by the IEEE Hong Kong Chapter

Professor Samuel Chanson Best Teaching Assistant Award 2011-12


[Teaching Assistant]