Institution: Concordia University, Université de Montréal.
Interests: Conversational AI, deep learning, speech processing.
Dr. Mirco Ravanelli is an Assistant Professor at Concordia University (Computer Science and Software Engineering Department) and Adjunct Professor at the Université de Montréal (Département d’informatique et de recherche opérationnelle). Before, he was a postdoctoral researcher at Mila-Quebec AI Institute. Mirco holds a PhD in Information and Communication Technology from the University of Trento in Italy.
His main research interests are deep learning and Conversational AI. He is the author or co-author of more than 60 papers on these research topics. Mirco is an active member of the speech and machine learning communities. He is the founder and leader of the SpeechBrain project, which aims to create a novel open-source toolkit for conversational AI.