Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics

Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics

The Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics (SPA) combines competence in different areas of research fields varying from ICT technology to core electrical engineering and its basic phenomena.

anechoic chamber aalto university mikko raskinen
Groups of students walking in the park Alvarinaukio in summer / photo by Aalto University, Mikko Raskinen

 

 

Research

The research conducted in the unit is of highest international quality, in many of these areas, and the cooperation tight with several ICT and other high-tech companies.

With these companies, we boost practical applications that create societal impact.

Acoustics

Virtual Acoustics

Professor Tapio Lokki

virtual acoustics research group doing measurements in a concert hall

Audio signal processing

Professor Vesa Välimäki

Band filters of an accurate third-octave cascade graphic EQ

Sound in Virtual Reality

Professor of Practice Sebastian J. Schlecht

A person sitting at aalto acoustics lab's multichannel anechoic chamber photo benoit alary

Speech Technology

Speech recognition

Professor Mikko Kurimo

srdemo_small.jpg

Speech Interaction Technology

Professor Tom Bäckström

Speech Interaction Technology

Signal Processing

Signal processing

Professors Koivunen, Ollila, Skyttä, Vorobyov

Hajautettu-IoT.png

Metrology

Metrology Research Institute

Professor Erkki Ikonen

Studies

The Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics contributes to the common Bachelor programmes of the School of Electrical Engineering, contribute arranging the Master's Programme in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences, especially majors Acoustics and Audio Technology and Speech and Language Processing. We also provide post-graduate education through all of our research groups, as can be seen in our Doctoral dissertations.

Aalto Bachelor's Programme in Science and Technology - Digital Systems and Design

Digital Systems and Design educates specialists in various fields of digital systems. This major gives you competence in engineering design, as well as project planning and management, employing tools from embedded systems, control theory, and signal processing.

Aalto University / students in the corridor / photography Aino Huovio

Master's Programme in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences - Acoustics and Audio Technology

The major in Acoustics and Audio Technology equips students with a fundamental understanding of human hearing, audio perception, and physics of sound. The skills they acquire enable, for example, reducing noise pollution, planning harmonic environments and designing coherent sound experiences.

Three Aalto University students working in a acoustics laboratory

Become a doctoral student at the School of Electrical Engineering

Doctoral education will prepare you for the most demanding expert positions in your field in the academia, companies and public administration. Start here if you’re interested in doctoral studies!

Woman Elec Aki-Pekka Sinikoski

News

Janis Heldmann (left) received 3rd Best Paper Award.
Honoured Published:

Janis Heldmann receives 3rd Best Paper Award

The results of the study can be directly used to design smoother artificial reverberators and improve sound quality in applications such as music production and virtual reality.
CYBER_Aki-Pekka_Sinikoski010.jpg
Research & Art Published:

5G is more than just speed

Welcome to the first lecture of the Autumn 2021 Internet Forum lecture series on Tuesday 14 September starting at 5.15 p.m.
Sapce Lab, image: Mikko Raskinen/Aalto University
Research & Art, Studies Published:

Scholarships open for application for studying, research, projects advancing women’s engineering studies and for a study trip to the United States

Sähkötekniikan korkeakoulu julistaa haettavaksi Yhdistetyn opiskelijarahaston, Kansallis-Osake-Pankin rahaston, Marja-Terttu Tanttisen rahaston, Strömbergin rahaston, Julius Tallbergin rahaston sekä Ernst Wirtzenin rahaston stipendit.
 Äänen viivettä on tutkittu Suomen hiljaisimmassa huoneessa Otaniemessä sijaitsevassa kaiuttomassa huoneessa.  Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto / Mikko Raskinen
Press releases, Research & Art Published:

The human ear detects half a millisecond delay in sound

Researchers discover how accurately the human ear can detect time delay in sounds in different frequencies.
A person sitting at aalto acoustics lab's multichannel anechoic chamber photo benoit alary

The Aalto Acoustics Lab

Acoustics Lab is a multidisciplinary research center of the Aalto University. It has outstanding facilities for sound-related research, including three anechoic chambers, a listening room, sound-proof listening booths, a large amount of loudspeakers and headphones, and high-quality microphones and other measurement equipment.

Read more: Aalto Acoustics Lab

Events

Aalto CS Research Day
Lectures and seminars

CS Research Day 2021

CS Research Day is an online networking event for computer science researchers and students. Everyone is welcome to join the seminar with interesting keynote presentations and panel discussion followed by the CS gallery. Register now as a guest or presenter!
Dissertations

Defence of doctoral thesis in the field of Measurement Science and Technology, M.Sc. Janne Askola

Title of the thesis is: "Advances in LED Photometry and Ageing Procedures of LED Luminaires"

Head of department

Tapio Lokki

Tapio Lokki

Professori (Associate professor)
T405 Dept. Signal Processing and Acoustics

Where to find us

Maarintie 8

(previously TUAS building) Maarintie 8, Espoo.

Maarintie 8

Health Technology House

Otakaari 3 & Rakentajanaukio 2

Otakaari 3. Aalto University Campus and Real Estate.

A Grid

Otakaari 5
Open for members 24/7.

A Grid
  • Published:
  • Updated:
Share
URL copied!