Paavo Alku

Paavo Alku Dr. Tech.

Position

Professor

Postal
Address

Aalto University
Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics
P.O. Box 12200
FI-00076 Aalto, Finland

Street
Address

Rakentajanaukio 2 C, Espoo

Room

F402

Phone

+358-(0)50-4003048

Fax

+358-9-460 224

Homepage

http://users.spa.aalto.fi/paavo/

Email

paavo.alku@aalto.fi

 

Paavo Alku received his M.Sc., Lic.Tech., and Dr.Sc.(Tech) degrees from Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland, in 1986, 1988, and 1992, respectively. He was an assistant professor at the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, in 1993, and an assistant professor and professor at the University of Turku, Finland, from 1994 to 1999. He is currently a professor of speech communication technology at Aalto University, Espoo, Finland. He has published more than 200 peer-reviewed journal articles and more than 200 peer-reviewed conference papers. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. He served as an Academy Professor assigned by the Academy of Finland in 2015-2019. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and a Fellow of ISCA.

Research Interests

-          Analysis and parameterization of voice production

-          Artificial bandwidth extension of speech

-          Brain functions in speech perception

-          Occupational voice care

-          Robust feature extraction of speech

-          Spectral modelling of speech

-          Speech-based biomarking of health

-          Speech intelligibility improvement

-         Statistical parametric speech synthesis

 

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