PhD Computer Science
Prof. Wang earned his PhD in computer science with a specialty in speech disorders from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in December 2011. He was then a postdoctoral research associate in the Neurogenetic Communication Disorders Consortium, a joint program between the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Nebraska - Lincoln from January to August 2012 before he joined UT Dallas Callier Center for Communication Disorders as a research scientist. He began his current position in summer 2014.
Prof. Wang is conducting both science and engineering research on speech disorders. Specifically, his research topics include silent speech recognition/interface, articulation-to-speech synthesis, dysarthric speech recognition, motor speech disorders due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and articulatory patterns after laryngectomy.