Trang Tran

  • Pronunciation: "Chong Chun"
  • Pronouns: she/her
  • Email: ttran at ict dot usc dot edu
  • Mailing Address: TBD (I am working remotely)


I am a postdoctoral researcher in the Intelligent Human Perception (IHP) lab at the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies (USC-ICT), working with Prof. Mohammad Soleymani and Prof. Stefan Scherer.

My research interests lie in the intersection of speech processing and natural language processing, in particular computational models of prosody in spoken language understanding. I am especially interested in speech/NLP applications for education and health.

I graduated from the Transformation, Interpretation, and Analysis of Language (TIAL) lab at the University of Washington, Electrical & Computer Engineering Department, where I was advised by Prof. Mari Ostendorf.

Before UW, I was at Bucknell University, a small liberal arts college in Lewisburg, PA. My Master's thesis advisor was Prof. Robert Nickel in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.

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These are mostly fun class/side projects on topics I am interested in and would like to explore further.