Duc Le

Research Scientist Manager

AI Speech, Meta Reality Labs

Menlo Park, CA, USA


Duc Le is currently a Research Scientist Manager in the AI Speech Team at Meta (part of Reality Labs), where he is leading an applied research team to push and productionize the state-of-the-art in end-to-end ASR, rare word and entity recognition, contextual biasing, language model fusion, large-scale multilingual ASR, and spoken language understanding. His research primarily focuses on making end-to-end ASR more customizable, more accurate on long-tail use cases, and more language agnostic. Duc has co-authored over 30 peer-reviewed papers in speech and language processing. He has served as session chair for ICASSP (2021, 2022) and INTERSPEECH (2022), and is an active reviewer for ICASSP, INTERSPEECH, ASRU, SLT, TASLP, and Speech Communication.

Duc received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Michigan in 2017, where he was advised by Professor Emily Mower Provost. Before joining Michigan, Duc received his B.S. in Computer Science (summa cum laude) from the University of Texas at Dallas in 2012, where he worked with Professor Yang Liu on speech emotion recognition.


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