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Yunxin Zhao Professor

Yunxin Zhao is a professor in the Computer Science Department at the University of Missouri. A recipient of the National Science Foundation’s CAREER Award, Zhao has published more than 100 journal and conference papers and has been granted six U.S. patents. Zhao’s research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the Whitaker Foundation, the U.S. Army, Microsoft Research, Office of Naval Research through the small business technology transfer program with Signal Processing Inc. and the Advanced Telecommunication Research Institute of Japan.

Technical Focus

  • Automatic speech recognition
  • Speech, language, and signal processing
  • Machine learning


  • PhD and MS from the University of Washington
  • BS from the Beijing Institute of Posts and Telecommunications