Dr RAO Wei is Research Fellow of HLT lab in department of electrical and computer engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore. Her research interests include robust speaker recognition, language recognition, emotion recognition, speech signal processing and machine learning. She received her B.Eng. degree in Electronic Information Engineering and a M.Eng. degree in Information and Telecommunication Engineering from China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China, in 2007 and 2010, respectively. She obtained her PhD degree from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2015. Prior to join NUS in 2018, she has worked as Research Scientist in Temasek Laboratories at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. Dr RAO is the recipient of best technology award from Temasek Laboratories at NTU. She has served as the area chair of ICTAI 2016 and technical program committee of ICASSP and Interspeech. She has been also the reviewer of IEEE/ACM trans. on audio, speech and language processing, Computer Speech and Language, Speech Communication, IEEE trans. on industrial informatics, and so on.