Xiao-Lei Zhang ()


       1. School of Marine Science and Technology, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China

       2. Research and Development Institute of Northwestern Polytechnical University in Shenzhen, China


       Email: xiaolei.zhang@nwpu.edu.cn

       Address: 127 Youyi West Road, Beilin District, Xi'an, Shaanxi 710072, China.

Research interests: 

Audio and Speech Processing, Machine Learning, Statistical Signal Processing, Artificial Intelligence.


Xiao-Lei Zhang received the Ph.D. degree with honors from the Information and Communication Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2012. He was a postdoctoral researcher with the Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University from 2012 to 2014. He was a visiting scholar with the Perception and Neurodynamics Laboratory,The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA from 2013 to 2014. He was a postdoctoral researcher with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA from 2014 to 2016. Since 2016, he joint the Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China, where he is currently a full professor.

His research interests are the topics in speech processing, machine learning, statistical signal processing, and artificial intelligence. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles in journals and conference proceedings including IEEE TPAMI, IEEE TASLP, IEEE TCYB, IEEE TSMC, Neural Networks, Pattern Recognition, Computer Speech and Language, Speech Communication, etc. He has authored a book 'speech signal processing based on deep learning in adverse environments', and co-authored a text book in statistics.

He received the 2020 Neural Networks Best Paper Award from the International Neural Network Society, the Excellent Paper Award Winner of Ubi-Media 2019 (with Mou Wang and Susanto Rahardja), the First-class Beijing Science and Technology Award in 2014, He was an APSIPA Distinguished Lecturer in 2018-2019. He was selected into the Youth Program of National Distinguished Experts of China in 2017, and the Hundred Talents Plan of Shaanxi Province of China, in 2017.

He serves/served an action editor of Neural Networks, an associate editor of IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, and many other journals, and helps organized many conferences and challenges. He is an elected member of the IEEE SPS Speech and Language Processing Technical Committee (SLTC) (2021-2023),  and an elected vice chairman of the Speech Information Technical Committee of the Chinese Information Processing Society of China (2023-).  He is a senior member of IEEE, a member of the IEEE SPS, ISCA, CAA, CAAI, CCF, CIPS, etc.



    Journal articles

    Conference papers

    Preprint articles


Call for papers

Special issue on Deep Learning applied to Music Signal Processing, in EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing

Important Dates
Submission deadline: 1 September 2022    31 January 2023

Lead Guest Editor
Xiaolei Zhang, Northwestern Polytechnical University
Email: xiaolei.zhang@nwpu.edu.cn

Guest Editors
Wenwu Wang, University of Surrey, UK
Ivan Lee, University of South Australia, Australia

Important: Authors should select "Deep Learning applied to Music Signal Processing" when they reach the “Article Type” step in the submission system.

Submisison guidelineshttps://asmp-eurasipjournals.springeropen.com/submission-guidelines

for the detailed information, see the following URL:


Recruitment advertisement:

1) Multiple post-doc positions at Northwestern Polytechnical University (NWPU) majoring in machine learning, deep learning, audio and speech processing, and language processing are available.

2) Multiple faculty positions at NWPU at levels of assistant professors, associate professors, and full professors are available.


For detailed information, please contact me via xiaolei.zhang@nwpu.edu.cn.