Recipient of the 2010 ICA Early Career Award
Human auditory signal processing in complex acoustic environments
Torsten Dau was born in Hannover, Germany. He received the diploma degree in Physics at the University of Göttingen (Germany) in 1992, and the Dr. rer. nat. degree in Physics at the University of Oldenburg (Germany) in 1996. From 1997-2002, Dr. Dau was assistant professor (C1) at the Physics Department in Oldenburg. From 1999-2000, he was visiting scientist at the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at Boston University and the Research Laboratory of Electronics (RLE) at Massachussets Institute of Technology (MIT), USA. In 2003, he received the habilitation degree (Dr. rer. nat. habil.) in Applied Physics at the University of Oldenburg. Since 2003, he is professor for Acoustics and Audiology, head of the Center for Applied Hearing Research (CAHR) and head of the group “Hearing Systems, Speech and Communication” at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).
His main research interests are in the fields of auditory signal processing and perception, technical and clinical audiology, auditory neuroscience, neural modelling, and technical applications of auditory models in hearing technology. Dr. Dau has published various journals and conference papers, edited three books and organised several international conferences. He is fellow of the Acoustical Society of America, has been guest editor for several international journals and a member of several acoustical and audiological societies.
The 20th International
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