Accepting PhD Students

    PhD projects

    1. Accepting self-funded PhD students: Project areas: speech recognition in noise, perceptual impacts of noise-induced hearing loss, computational modeling and simulation of auditory perception, virtual spatial audio rendering. Self-funded project:

    2. Accepting one student for a 3-year fully-funded PhD project: Optimization of a Speech-In-Noise test for Auditory Fitness for Duty


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    Research Interests

    Psychoacoustics, speech in noise, noise-induced hearing loss, auditory computational modeling, auditory perceptual impacts of hearing impairment, auditory perceptual training for adults and children with hearing loss

    Teaching Activity

    Module lead:

    HF1FSA - Science in Audiology (Foundation program)

    HS1AS1 - Auditory Sciences (BSc/Apprenticeship)

    HS2PS1 - Psychoacoustics and speech (Bsc/Apprenticeship/Foundation program)

    Module instructor:

    HS3CS3 - Communication and Clinical Skills 3 (Bsc/Apprenticeship)

    HS3DS1 - Dissertation (Bsc/Apprenticeship)

    NS1SS1 - Introduction to Sensory Sciences (Master/STP)

    NS2AM1 - Audiological Assessment and Management (Master/STP)

    HT2DS1 - Dissertation (Master/STP)

    Contact Details

    Room: Vision Sciences Building 120


    Membership of Professional Bodies

    • 2016 - now      American Auditory Society     Member
    • 2022 - now      British Society of Audiology   Member


    Oct 2021 - now   Lecturer    Audiology Department, Aston University

    Sept 2020 - Sept 2021   Postdoc research associate   School of Psychology, Cardiff University

    Education/Academic qualification

    PhD, University of Pittsburgh

    Sep 2013Aug 2020

    Award Date: 8 Aug 2020

    East China Normal University, Shanghai

    Sep 2010Jun 2013

    Award Date: 1 Jun 2013


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