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.

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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.

Metrology Research Institute

Professor Erkki Ikonen

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Signal processing

Professors Koivunen, Ollila, Skyttä, Vorobyov, Wichman

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Audio signal processing

Professor Vesa Välimäki

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Speech communication technology

Professor Paavo Alku

Speech production

Speech recognition

Professor Mikko Kurimo

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Speech Interaction Technology

Professor Tom Bäckström

Speech Interaction Technology

Virtual Acoustics

Professor Tapio Lokki

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Sound in Virtual Reality

Professor of Practice Sebastian J. Schlecht

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News

Leffateatterin akustiikka tallennettiin erikoismikrofonilla. Kuva: Janne Riionheimo / Aalto-yliopisto
Press releases Published:

Cinema acoustics can modify substantially the soundscape of a movie

Carefully mixed music can sound stuffy or the clarity of speech may suffer, noticed researchers of Acoustics at Aalto University.
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Appointments Published:

Anouar Belahcen appointed Vice Dean for Education at the School of Electrical Engineering

Starting in his new role at the beginning of 2021, Belahcen wants to focus on issues such as student well-being and digitalisation of teaching.
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Studies Published:

Aaron’s study day starts at 2 am – ‘Studying is one of the best things you can do in this pandemic time’

While studying remotely from his home in the US, Aaron Geldert has needed to adapt new daily routines. Despite the challenges, he’s glad that the studies are interactive and productive.
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Press releases Published:

Can you identify which concert hall this music is being played in? Test to see

Study shows music volume has a major impact on how the listener experiences the acoustics of a concert hall

Events

Head of department

Tapio Lokki

Tapio Lokki

Head of Department
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.

Computer Science building

Address: Konemiehentie 2. The Computer Science building is mainly used for IT and electrical engineering teaching and research.

Tietotekniikan talo, Computer Science Building

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Otakaari 5
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