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Professor Paavo Alku becomes an ISCA Fellow

Professor Alku is the first Finnish researcher to receive this title
Akatemiaprofessori Paavo Alku
Professor Paavo Alku. Photo: Leena Ylä-Lyly

Professor Paavo Alku from the Department Signal Processing and Acoustics, has been named an ISCA  (International Speech Communication Association) Fellow active from October 2020. ISCA is the main organisation of speech communication science and technology and Fellow its highest title.  

Professor Alku is being recognised for his contributions to analysis, synthesis and quality improvement of speech signals. His main research areas are analysis and modelling of speech production, speech synthesis and monitoring human health via speech signals.

His research results have been adopted in mobile phones and in many neuroscientific studies of speech processing in the human brain.

Professor Alku is the first Finnish speech researcher to receive the ISCA Fellow status. He has also been awarded the IEEE Fellow title.

ISCA is a non-profit international organisation and its purpose is to support all fields related to speech communication science and technology. Read more: ISCA

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