Jim Glass

Jim Glass

Biography

James Glass is a Senior Research Scientist at the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology where he heads the Spoken Language Systems
Group in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
He is also a Lecturer in the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences
and Technology.  He received his B.Eng. from Carleton University in
1982, and his S.M. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering and
Computer Science from MIT in 1985, and 1988, respectively.  He has
worked at the MIT Research Laboratory of Electronics, the Laboratory
for Computer Science, and is currently a principal investigator in
CSAIL.  His primary research interests are in the area of automatic
speech recognition, unsupervised speech processing, and spoken
language understanding.  He has taught at MIT for over twenty years,
supervised over 60 student theses, and published over 200 technical
papers in these areas.  He has twice served as a member of IEEE Speech
and Language Technical Committee, as well as being on technical
committees for several IEEE conferences and workshops, has been a
Distinguished Lecturer for the International Speech Communication
Association, and is an IEEE and an ISCA Fellow.  He is currently an Associate
Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language
Processing, and a member of the Editorial Board for Computer, Speech,
and Language.

Awards

  • IEEE: Fellow (2013)