Yanmin Qian received the B.S. degree from the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering,Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, in 2007, and the Ph.D. degree from the Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2012. Since 2013, he has been with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), Shanghai, China, where he is currently an Associate Professor. From 2015 to 2016, he also worked as an Associate Research in the Speech Group, Cambridge University Engineering Department, Cambridge, U.K. He is a senior member of IEEE and a member of ISCA, and one of the founding members of Kaldi Speech Recognition Toolkit. He has published more than 110 papers on speech and language processing with 4000+ citations, including the top conference: ICASSP, INTERSPEECH and ASRU. His current research interests include the acoustic and language modeling in speech recognition, speaker and language recognition, key word spotting, and multimedia signal processing.