Research Staff & Visiting Scholars
Dave Anderson – Research Engineer, Hearing Research Center
Areas of Expertise: Software architecture, design, coding and integration; user interface development; general software wizardry.
Current Projects: Development, maintenance and photography for the HRC Website. Lead developer for the ESME and EarLab projects in the Auditory Biophysics and Simulation Laboratory of the HRC.
Virginia Best – Research Associate, Dept. of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
Andrew Brughera – Research Associate, Hearing Research Center
Areas of Expertise and Interest: Computational models of brainstem neurons in acoustic hearing and cochlear implants; Software development, architecture, and algorithmic integrity in EarLab; Model implementation and support of the EarLab auditory modeling community
Lorraine Delhorne – Senior Research Scientist, Hearing Research Center
Nathaniel I. Durlach – Visiting Scholar, Hearing Research Center
Duk Joong Kim –Research Associate, Hearing Research Center
Areas of Expertise: Mixed-signal circuit design, layout, implementation and verification. Primary interest is designing full custom VLSI ASIC chips using standard CMOS and high-voltage CMOS processes.
Current Projects: Development, simulation and verification of multi-compartmental cochlear models.
Christine Mason – Senior Research Scientist, Dept. of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
David O'Gorman – Sr. Research Associate, Hearing Research Center
Tim Streeter – Research Engineer, Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
Eric Thompson – Research Associate, Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
Andrew Tubelli – Research Associate, Hearing Research Center
Areas of Expertise: 3D reconstruction via medical imaging, finite element modeling of structural mechanics; medical animation and visuals; cetacean middle ear
Current Projects: Understanding the mechanics of hearing in dolphins and whales via 3D reconstruction of the middle ear from CT and histology; finite element analysis of the middle ear bones to characterize motion; material property (i.e. elastic modulus) analysis through nanoindentation; postmortem examination of the auditory bulla.
Aleks Zosuls – Research Engineer, Hearing Research Center
Areas of Expertise: Designing and fabricating custom mechatronic systems. His primary research interests lie in cochlear and middle ear mechanics.
Current Projects: Measuring mechanical properties of the basilar membrane, middle ear mechanics and head acoustics of cetacean, electronic auditory nerve simulators, sound localization and detection, echolocation for humans.
|Cyrus Billimoria, Ph.D.|
Recent Visiting Scholars
Visiting Scholar, Hearing Research Center
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Wright State University
Areas of Interests: Binaural Displays and Psychoacoustics