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DEI Article in Hearing Health Magazine

PI Masapollo recently wrote an article for the Winter 2023 issue of Hearing Health Magazine on DEI issues/initiatives in the UF Speech Communication Laboratory. Read it on hhf.org/magazine now with a…

EMA at USF

With generous support from the University of South Florida (USF), CSD researchers, Drs. Nathan Maxfield, Catherine Rogers, and David Eddins, recently purchased and installed a Carstens AG501 electromagnetic articulography (EMA) system. Dr. Masapollo is helping the USF scientists to create the new lab and get EMA off the ground in…

Dr. Masapollo & Jessica present at ASA

UF undergrad, Jessica Goel (class of 2023 biomedical engineering major), presented the results of her honors thesis project (in collaboration with Cynthia Yoonjeong Lee at UCLA/Michigan and Ratree Wayland at UF Linguistics) at the Fall 2022 Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, which was held at the Grand Hyatt…

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…