Invited Talks


  1. Kun Qian: “Intelligent Medicine: A View of Computer Audition and AIoT(智慧医学:关于计算机听觉和人工智能物联网)“, invited by South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China, December 14th, 2021.
  2. Kun Qian: “让机器可以聆听世界——计算机听觉与脑健康” in the Lecture Series of Brain Sciences, invited by XUTELI School at Beijing Institute of Technology (for the most excellent undergraduates at BIT), Beijing, China, December 8th, 2021.
  3. Kun Qian: “How Machine Intelligence Works for Healthcare: Perspectives from Computer Audition and AIoT(机器智能如何用于医疗健康:来自计算机听觉和人工智能物联网的观点)“, invited by TUM Beijing-TUM Global & Alumni Office, Beijing, China, December 5th, 2021.
  4. Kun Qian: “Could Audio be a Novel Digital Phenotype? Perspectives and Challenges(音频可以成为一种新的数字表型吗?前景与挑战)“, invited by Gesellschaft Chinesischer Informatiker in Deutschland e.V. (GCI), Magdeburg, Germany, November 20th, 2021.
  5. Kun Qian: “Aiming for a Better Life via Machine Intelligence: From Computer Audition to AIoT(通过机器智能面向更美好的生活:从计算机听觉到人工智能物联网)“, invited by Xidian University, Xi’an, China, August 26th, 2021.


  1. Kun Qian: “Human-Centered Computer Audition: Exploring the Frontiers(以人为中心的计算机听觉:探索前沿)“, invited by Shandong University, Jinan, China, October 17th, 2020.
  2. Kun Qian: “Computer Audition for Healthcare: A Time for Leveraging the Power of AI(基于机器听觉的健康医疗:一个AI赋能的时代)“, invited by Shenzhen University General Hospital, Shenzhen, China, September 10th, 2020.


  1. Kun Qian: “A.I. Betters Our Life: Applications from General Audio to Wearable Data“, invited by Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, November 7th, 2019.
  2. Kun Qian: “A.I.4Sound: Healthcare, Ecology, and Security“, invited by Xi’an Jiao Tong University, Xi’an, P. R. China, April 12th, 2019.
  3. Kun Qian: “A.I.4Healthcare: On the Way from Audio to Spontaneous Physical Activity“, invited by Shanghai University, Shanghai, China, April 10th, 2019.


  1. Kun Qian: “Teaching Machines on Snoring: AI-based Methods for Localisation of Snore Sound’s Excitation“, invited by Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, December 8th, 2018.
  2. Kun Qian: “Machine Listening for Applications in Healthcare and Ecology“, invited by Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, October 22nd, 2018.
  3. Kun Qian: “Recent Developments in Machine Listening for Localisation of Snoring“, invited by Chongqing University, Chongqing, China, October 10th, 2018.


  1. Kun Qian, Christoph Janott: “Snore Sound Classification for Diagnosis and Surgical Plan on Obstructive Sleep Apnea“, invited by Shanghai University, Shanghai, China, March 23rd, 2016.
  2. Kun Qian: “Bird Sound Recognition via Extreme Learning Machines“, invited by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, March 21st, 2016.


  1. Kun Qian: “Cloud-based System for Processing Snore Related Signals“, invited by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, July 23rd, 2013.


  1. Kun Qian: “Preliminary Study About Acoustic Features of Snore Signals“, invited by Hohai University, Nanjing, China, December 17th, 2012.