Pedro A. Torres-Carrasquillo

Pedro Torres-CarrasquilloPedro A. Torres-Carrasquillo
Lincoln Laboratory
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Human Language Technology Group
244 Wood Street
Lexington, MA 02420-9108


Dr. Pedro A. Torres-Carrasquillo joined the Information Systems Technology Group, currently Human Language Technology Group, at MIT Lincoln Laboratory in July 2002 as a technical staff member. At Lincoln Laboratory, he has been involved in a number of areas related to information extraction from speech, including language, dialect, and speaker recognition. His current areas of interest include automatic language recognition and speaker recognition in low data conditions, focusing on forensic speaker recognition. Recently, he has been overseeing the development of software tools for speaker recognition.

Dr. Torres-Carrasquillo was co-chair for the IEEE Odyssey 2006 Workshop in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and is currently co-chair of the IEEE Spoken Language Technology Workshop. He frequently conducts reviews for the leading journals and conferences in the speech processing field. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE, a member of the IEEE Signal Processing Speech and Language Technical Committee, and a member of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Organization of Scientific Area Committees for Forensic Science.

From March 1995 to June 1998, he was an instructor at the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, where he is still an adjunct professor. Since 2013, he has also been an adjunct professor for the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez.

Dr. Torres-Carrasquillo received a BS degree from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez in 1992, an MS degree from Ohio State University in 1995, and a PhD degree from Michigan State University in 2002, all in electrical engineering.



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