Her research areas include deep learning (feedforward and recurrent neural networks), and machine learning been applied to multimodal problems. She has been the key contributor in developing technologies on printed/handwritten text recognition, avatar animation (talking head), and speech synthesis (TTS)/recognition, which have been shipped into Microsoft products, such as OneNote, Bing dictionary, Tellme, Office Communication, Exchange, etc. She has published more than 25 papers on top conferences and journals and she is the inventor/co-inventor of more than 10 granted/pending USA patents. She is a senior member of IEEE and a member of ISCA.