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.

Soundproofed wall in an anechoic chamber at the Aalto University Acoustic Lab Facilities
Groups of students walking in the park Alvarinaukio in summer / photo by Aalto University, Mikko Raskinen

Open positions in SPA

 

 

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

Metrology Research Institute focuses on optical radiation measurements and related activities. We do not forecast the weather!

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Signal processing

Our goal is to do world-class signal processing research by focusing on fundamental signal processing theory and methods.

Aalto-yliopisto, liput / kuvaaja: Aino Huovio

Communication acoustics: spatial sound and psychoacoustics

Capturing, transmission, reproduction, synthesis, and perception of sound - these are the fields that interest us in the communication acoustics team.

Aalto University / Communication acoustics / photo: Ville Pulkki

Audio signal processing

The Audio Signal Processing Research Group is working on wideband sound technology, which is extensively applicable for example in mobile phones, music technology, and noise control.

Aalto-yliopisto, liput / kuvaaja: Aino Huovio

Speech technology

The Speech Technology research group works on developing new methods and approaches to discovering and processing patterned information within speech and audio signals.

Aalto-yliopisto, liput / kuvaaja: Aino Huovio

Speech communication technology

Speech communication technology aims at describing, explaining and reproducing communication by speech.

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Speech recognition

Our goal is to generally improve the speech recognition methodology with the help of the new algorithms developed in Aalto University. Speech recognition offers challenging benchmarking tasks for efficient algorithms that can process and learn to represent large quantities of data.

Support and administrative personnel in SPA

News

Aalto University / a child trying out VR glasses / photo: Atte Leskinen
Cooperation, Studies Published:

Young people will upgrade your shopping trip with 5G technology

5G solutions developed by upper secondary school and higher education students were tested out at the A Bloc shopping centre in September.
Shakin up Tech, biomimeettinen silkki. Kuva: Mikko Raskinen.
Cooperation, Research & Art Published:

Shaking up Tech brings hundreds of female students together to explore technology

Showcasing technologies ranging from spider silk stretching to VR trips through space and talks from inspiring speakers, the event made it clear that technology is for everyone.
University-Wide Art Studies 2019. Graphic by Heini Hälinen
Studies Published:

Interested in teaching a University-Wide Art Studies course?

University-Wide Art Studies (UWAS) is looking for new courses for 2020-2022.
Kuva: Mikko Raskinen
Cooperation, Press releases Published:

From space technology to spider silk and the bio-economy – over 2 000 women and girls gather for three different technology events

Technology companies will need more than 53 000 new experts in the next few years. We are holding 'Shaking up Tech' for high school students, 'Girls' Day' for upper comprehensive school students in Heureka, and 'Women in Tech' for technical professionals: three events that highlight the many possibilities in the field of technology and introduce role models.

Events

Where to find us

Maarintie 8

Maarintie 8, Espoo

Maarintie 8

OIH – Open Innovation House

Address: Maarintie 6
Mon–Fri 8.00–16.00.

Open innovation house

Health Technology House

Address: Otakaari 3 & Rakentajanaukio 2
Mon-Thu 7.45-20.00, Fri 7.45-18.00

Otakaari 3. Aalto University Campus and Real Estate.

Computer Science building

Address: Konemiehentie 2. Mon-Thu 7.45 - 20.00 Fri 7.45-18.00 and Sat 11.00-18.00.

Tietotekniikan talo, Computer Science Building

A Grid

Address: Otakaari 5
Mon-Fri 8.00-20.00, to members 24/7.

A Grid
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