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Carstens visits UF

Carstens Medizinelektronik GmbH, which has been building electromagnetic articulography (EMA) systems for over 30 years in support of speech production research, recently visited the UF Speech Communication Lab to install a new sensor bank.  This will boost the recording capacity of UF’s AG501 EMA system from eight to sixteen channels.

2022 ASHA Convention

Last week, PI Masapollo and his colleagues presented two posters at the 2022 ASHA Convention, held in New Orleans, LA.  Dr. Masapollo’s senior colleagues and collaborators, Drs. Susan Nittrouer, Emily Plowman, and Adam Buchwald, also received distinguished career awards. Masapollo, M., & Nittrouer, S. (2022). Spatiotemporal orchestration of the jaw and tongue…

Ana wins ASA award

Ana Rodriguez ’24 received the Robert W. Young Award for Undergraduate Student Research in Acoustics from the Acoustical Society of America. The award was established as a gift to the Acoustical Society Foundation made by the family of the late Robert W. Young in his honor to support undergraduate…

UF SLHS at ASHA

UF SLHS will be well represented at the upcoming ASHA Convention, which will be held in New Orleans!  Faculty members, Drs. Susan Nittrouer and Emily Plowman, will also be receiving distinguished awards from the Association.

Grant Oberle Wins Povey Award

SLHS undergrad Grant Oberle was the recipient of this year’s Edna L. Povey scholarship. Edna Povey was for many years the departmental secretary, serving under several department chairs (most notably G. Paul Moore, in whose honor our undergraduate students have run our annual Symposium). The scholarship program was established by…

UF Undergrad Research Symposium

     Multiple members of the Speech Communication Lab attended and presented at the UF 2022 Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium at the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom, sponsored by the Center for Undergraduate Research. Biomedical Engineering undergrad Jessica Goel presented two posters on her work combining electromagnetic articulography and electroglottography…

Dean’s Citation Paper Award

Dr. Masapollo recently received the 2022 Dean’s Citation Paper Award for outstanding publication: Masapollo, M., Nittrouer, S. Goel, J., & Oh, Y. (2021). Electromagnetic articulography appears feasible for assessment of speech motor skills in cochlear implant users. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Express Letters, https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0006719 (featured on the…

New paper in JASA-EL

Members of the Speech Communication Lab recently published a new article in JASA Express Letters demonstrating that electromagnetic articulography (or EMA) can be combined with electroglottography (or EGG) to concurrently measure and assess laryngeal and supralaryngeal speech movements. *Masapollo, M.,*Wayland, R., +Goel, J.,+Sengupta, R.,+Shamsi, A., & Hegland, K.W. (2022). An…

Undergrad Research Expo

The University of Florida’s College of Public Health and Health Professions Honors Program, the Center for Undergraduate Research, and the Career Connections Center hosted a Research Expo. Current thesis students from the Speech Communication Lab attended and showcased their…