Yu Wang is a Senior Research Associate working in the Speech Group of the Machine Intelligence Laboratory, Engineering Department of University of Cambridge (CUED). He obtained his Bachelor degree at Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 2009 and his M.Sc. degree at Imperial College London. Following that, he did his PhD study in Audio Signal Processing in the Speech and Audio Processing Laboratory at Imperial College London and obtained his PhD degree in August, 2015, supervised by Mike Brookes. Following his graduation of PhD, he joined the Machine Intelligence Laboratory in CUED and started to work on the Automated Language Teaching and Assessment (ALTA) project which is funded by Cambridge Assessment. From September 2019, he also started to work on the Machine Translation for English Retrieval of Information in Any Language (MATERIAL) project (funded by IARPA), on which he is the technical lead for the CUED spoken language processing contribution.
From April to July 2014, he was a Research Internship at Nuance Communication and was working on non-intrusive speech quality and intelligibility assessment, supervised by Dr Dushyant Sharma and Professor Patrick Naylor.
He is a member of IEEE, ISCA and a regular reviewer of major speech processing-related conferences and journals. He also served as the session chairs for some major conferences in speech and language processing.