Best Paper Award

Pablo Peso, a PhD student in the DREAMS research programme has received the DREAMS Best Paper Award (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation, Innovative Training Network `DREAMS’) for his paper entitled “A single-channel non-intrusive C50 estimator correlated with speech recognition performance”, IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, Vol. 24, April 2016. The paper is co-authored … [Read more…]

EPSRC Fellowship award within SAP

We are delighted to announce that Dr Christine Evers was awarded an EPSRC Fellowship on “Acoustic Signal Processing and Scene Analysis for Socially Assistive Robots”, starting on 1 January 2017. Christine’s research will focus on acoustic Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (aSLAM), source tracking, and blind speech enhancement, aiming to provide robots and autonomous systems with a situational … [Read more…]

Post-summer news catch up

It’s been a busy summer. Congratulations to Richard Stanton, who passed his PhD Viva in August. Then in September it was conference season with the following papers being presented by members of our group. EUSIPCO IWAENC

PhD success!

Congratulations to Felicia Lim and James Eaton who both passed their PhD vivas this week. Felicia is now working at Google while James remains in the lab as a research associate. Well done both.

Guest Speaker: Jesper Jensen

On 14 April we were pleased to welcome Jesper Jensen from Oticon to give a talk on “Hearing Aid Signal Processing – Selected Topics”. Jesper was visiting the lab as part of our EPSRC-funded E-LOBES project.

Guest speaker: Ina Kodrasi

Today the Speech and Audio Processing group welcomed Dr Ina Kodrasi from the Signal Processing Group at the University of Oldenburg to give a research seminar. Her talk, “Joint dereverberation and noise reduction based on acoustic multi-channel equalization,” was based on her PhD work and was very well received. Thanks, Ina!