Capture phrases in quotes for more specific queries (e.g. "rocket ship" or "Fred Lynn")

Aaron Lawson

Assistant Laboratory Director, Speech Technology and Research Laboratory

Aaron Lawson, Ph.D., is Assistant Director of SRI International’s Speech Technology and Research (STAR) Laboratory. His research interests include voice forensics and biometrics, language and speaker identification from speech, social media information extraction, noise robustness, and fielding systems.

At SRI, Lawson is the co-PI of the SAVI team for the DARPA MediFor program and is SRI transition lead for the DARPA RATS program. He currently leads the Human Language Technology project with JHU Applied Physics Lab, Forensic Speaker Recognition projects with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and transition efforts with the Navy and Special Operations Forces. He was PI for SRI’s LinguaKey team for DARPA Active Authentication. Past projects include IARPA REYNARD and BEST.

Prior to joining SRI, Lawson was a research scientist at Air Force Research Laboratory/RADC in the Audio Processing Group. Earlier, he was a natural language processing researcher at TextWise, LLC.

Lawson has published more than 30 papers covering speech, natural language and linguistics. His Ph.D. in applied linguistics is from Cornell University.

View selected publications

close check icon

Message Sent

Success! - Thank you for your interest.

cookiebot
cookiebot

SRI and its partners use cookies to improve your browsing experience. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings, you are consenting to the use of cookies by SRI and its partners. For more information on SRI’s privacy practices, including how to decline the use of cookies, please read our Privacy Statement.

I agree
share dwonload plus email external external project copy play call directions linkedin