Director, Speech Technology and Research Laboratory (STAR)
Dimitra Vergyri, Ph.D., research interests include information extraction from speech, voice analysis for emotional and cognitive assessment, acoustic and language modeling for languages with sparse training data, multiligual audio search, and machine translation.
She served from 2009 to 2012 as an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Audio Speech and Language Processing and has been part of reviewing panels and conference organizing technical committees.
Vergyri has published more than 40 papers in refereed conferences and journals. She obtained her Ph.D. degree from Johns Hopkins University in 2000.