Professor Li Deng is elected to be a Fellow of the Academy of Engineering of Canada in April 2019.

    He has been the Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer of Citadel since May 2017. Prior to Citadel, he was the Chief Scientist of AI, the founder of the Deep Learning Technology Center, and Partner Research Manager at Microsoft and Microsoft Research , Redmond (2000-2017). Prior to Microsoft, he was an assistant professor (1989-1992), tenured associate (1992-1996), and full professor (1996-1999) at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. He also held faculty or research positions at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, 1992-1993), Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute (ATR, Kyoto, Japan, 1997-1998), and HK University of Science and Technology (Hong Kong, 1995). He is a Fellow of the IEEE (since 2004), a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America (since 1993), and a Fellow of the ISCA (since 2011). He has also been an Affiliate Professor at University of Washington, Seattle (since 2000).