About the Speakers

A highlight of the symposium are the plenary speakers, comprised of international leaders in multiple disciplines. The following speakers are confirmed, though the titles and subjects of their presentations are subject to change unless marked as final:

Ozan Akkus

Purdue University
Tentative Presentation Title: "Musculoskeletal acoustic emissions"

Andrew Daubenspeck

Dartmouth College
Tentative Presentation Title: "Acoustic plethysmography"

John Earis

University of Liverpool
Tentative Presentation Title: "The relationship between ventilation measured by optoelectronic plethysmography and acoustic transmission"

Mike Heinz

Purdue University
Tentative Presentation Title: "Auditory signal processing"
   

Bob Hillman

Massachusetts General Hospital
Tentative Presentation Title: "Acoustic monitoring of voice disorders"

Jessica Huber

Purdue University
Tentative Presentation Title: "Respiratory and laryngeal components of speech"

Martin Kompis

University of Berne
Tentative Presentation Title: "Adaptive noise reduction in biomedical systems"

Jeff Mansfield

SonarMed, Inc.
Tentative Presentation Title: "Acoustic guidance of clinical tubes"

Ronald Miles

Binghamton University
Tentative Presentation Title: "Biologically inspired microacoustic sensors"

Tom Royston

University of Illinois - Chicago
Tentative Presentation Title: "The audible human project"

Bob Shannon

House Ear Institute
Tentative Presentation Title: "Hearing restoration from electrical stimulation of the human cochlea, brainstem and midbrain"

Janet Slifka

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Tentative Presentation Title: "Respiratory physiology: a survey of behaviors in spontaneous speech"

Jacky Smith

University of Manchester
Tentative Presentation Title: "Cough analysis"

Rob Tepper

Indiana University
Tentative Presentation Title: "Respiratory airway diameters and acoustic crackle amplitudes"

Ian Wells and John Beeton

Swansea Metropolitan University
Tentative Presentation Title: "Analysis of snoring using signal processing methods"