University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Education

Dec. 2011 – Dec. 2014

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | Urbana, IL
PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Advisor: Prof. Mark Hasegawa-Johnson

Aug. 2009 – Dec. 2011

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | Urbana, IL
Master in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Advisor: Prof. Mark Hasegawa-Johnson

Sep. 2005 – Jun. 2008

National Taiwan University | Taipei, Taiwan
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Research Interests

  1. Speech and audio processing
  2. Natural language processing

Selected Publications (Complete List, Google Scholar)

  1. David Golub, Po-Sen Huang, Xiaodong He, Li Deng
    Two-Stage Synthesis Networks for Transfer Learning in Machine Comprehension
    Proc. of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), 2017 (PDF)
  2. Po-Sen Huang*, Chong Wang*, Dengyong Zhou, Li Deng
    Toward Neural Phrase-based Machine Translation
    ICML, Workshop on Deep Structured Prediction, 2017 (PDF)
  3. Chong Wang, Yining Wang, Po-Sen Huang, Abdelrahman Mohamed, Dengyong Zhou, Li Deng
    Sequence Modeling via Segmentations
    Proc. of the 34 th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2017 (PDF)
  4. Yelong Shen*, Po-Sen Huang*, Ming-Wei Chang, Jianfeng Gao
    Modeling Large-Scale Structured Relationships with Shared Memory for Knowledge Base Completion
    ACL, 2nd Workshop on Representation Learning for NLP, 2017 (PDF)
  5. Yelong Shen, Po-Sen Huang, Jianfeng Gao, Weizhu Chen
    ReasoNet: Learning to stop reading in machine comprehension
    Proc. of the 23rd SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), 2017 (PDF)
  6. Po-Sen Huang, Minje Kim, Mark Hasegawa-Johnson, Paris Smaragdis
    Joint Optimization of Masks and Deep Recurrent Neural Networks for Monaural Source Separation
    IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, Dec. 2015 (PDF, Bibtex, Codes)
  7. Po-Sen Huang, Haim Avron, Tara Sainath, Vikas Sindhwani, Bhuvana Ramabhadran
    Kernel Methods match Deep Neural Networks on TIMIT
    Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2014. (PDF, Bibtex, Codes) [IBM Research Spoken Language Processing Student Grant]
  8. Po-Sen Huang, Minje Kim, Mark Hasegawa-Johnson, Paris Smaragdis
    Deep Learning for Monaural Speech Separation
    Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2014. (PDF, Slides, Bibtex, Codes) [Starkey Signal Processing Research Student Grant]
  9. Po-Sen Huang, Xiaodong He, Jianfeng Gao, Li Deng, Alex Acero, Larry Heck
    Learning Deep Structured Semantic Models for Web Search using Clickthrough Data
    Proc. of the ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), 2013. (PDF, Bibtex, Codes)
  10. Po-Sen Huang, Scott Deeann Chen, Paris Smaragdis, Mark Hasegawa-Johnsons
    Singing-Voice Separation From Monaural Recordings Using Robust Principal Component Analysis
    Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2012 (PDF, Bibtex, Codes)

Software

Singing-Voice Separation From Monaural Recordings Using Robust Principal Component Analysis
Deep Learning for Monaural Source Separation

Honors & Awards

May 2014

IBM Research Spoken Language Processing Student Grant | ICASSP

  1. Research grant for the paper, "Kernel Methods match Deep Neural Networks on TIMIT"

May 2014

Starkey Signal Processing Research Student Grant | ICASSP

  1. Research grant for the paper, "Deep Learning for Monaural Speech Separation"

Apr. 2014

Yi-Min Wang and Pi-Yu Chung Endowed Research Award | ECE, UIUC

  1. Given to a doctoral graduate student who has demonstrated excellence in research

2012

Study Abroad Scholarship | Ministry of Education, Taiwan

  1. A two-year scholarship, 32,000 USD, for the Ph.D. study

2008

Graduation Representative | Department of Electrical Engineering, NTU

2008

Excellent Student in Engineering Award | Chinese Institute of Engineers

  1. Recommended by the department head and the president of National Taiwan University

2008

Dean's List | National Taiwan University

  1. Given to students who provide volunteer tutoring assistance to other students on studies



2008

Presidential Award | National Taiwan University

  1. Given to the top 5% students in academic standing