Zhiyao Duan is the PI of the AIR lab. He is an assistant professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at the University of Rochester. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Northwestern University in 2013, a M.S. in Control Science and Engineering from Tsinghua University in 2008, and a B.S. in Automation from Tsinghua University in 2004. He loves music, reading, and traveling. <His Website here.>
Andrea Cogliati is a PhD student in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department. After his B.S. and M.S. in Mathematics from Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy, he spent almost 20 years working in the industry as a consultant and trainer. His research interests focus on computer audition, in particular automatic music transcription and melody extraction. Besides school, Andrea enjoys cooking and writing music. <His Website here.>
Yichi Zhang is a fourth-year Ph.D. student in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department. His research interests are deep neural networks, machine learning, audio signal processing, and computer audition. He received his M.S. in Optical Engineering focusing on spectral analysis and DSP demodulation algorithms in optical fiber communications, from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in 2014, a B.S. in Electronics and Infotmation Engineering from Wuhan University of Technology (WHUT) in 2011. His hobbies include sports, traveling, and photography. <His Website here.>
Bochen Li is a fourth-year Ph.D. student in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department. He received a bachelor degree in University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 2014. He is interested in music information retrieval problems such as audio-score alignment. He loves classical and jazz music. He plays piano and used to be an student orchestra conductor at USTC. <His Website here.>
Yujia Yan is a first-year Ph.D. student in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department. Before joining the Air Lab, he worked for Melomemo, a Music Education Technology startup in Beijing. He received his Master's degree in Music Technology from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2015, and he received a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Nanjing University of Technology in 2013. His research interest covers a large spectrum of topics, including audio signal processing, computational musicology, and more.
Rui Lu is a Ph.D. candidate from Tsinghua University who is jointly supervised by Prof. Zhiyao Duan from University of Rochester and Prof. Changshui Zhang from Tsinghua University. His research interests include machine learning in computer audition, deep learning for environmental sound classification and detection, multi-modal source separation. He is a loyal fan of Barcelona.
S. Emre Eskimez is a fourth-year Ph.D. student in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department. He received his M.S. and B.S. in Mechatronics Engineering from Sabanci University in 2013 and 2011, respectively. His research interests are deep learning, machine learning, computer audition, computer vision, and robotics.