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Auditory Perception and Modeling Lab



  • 1/30-31/2015: Join us for our annual conference, the CI MASH!
  • 1/14/2015: New paper in Ear and Hearing about interaural mismatch and centering.
  • 12/31/2014: Feeling grateful for a wonderful year learning about hearing, with great colleagues and students.
  • 11/21/2014: Matt presents at the BASH conference in Boston, MA about ILDs.
  • 11/19/2014: Francisco presents at the Society for Neuroscience conference on how speech processors distort interaural information.
  • 11/7/2014: Matt and Sean present at the CRASH conference in Madison, WI about how aging affects hearing with cochlear implants.
  • 10/15/2014: Matt gives a Keynote and Francisco a research talk at the joint NIH-CEBH meeting at NIH in Bethesda, MD.
  • 9/2014: Welcome to new members of the lab: Miranda, Brittany, Gavin, Presha, Madie, and Tracy.
  • 8/2014: Two new papers published in JASA. Both on sound localization. One on elevation perception in CI users and one horizontal plane localization with a novel speech processing strategy that includes temporal fine structure.
  • 7/25/2014: Casey Gaskins, a Summer Research Initiative student, presents her poster to the program. Her research was on how people with cochlear implants perceive temporal information in speech.
  • 6/19/2014: Matt and Maureen are giving talks at a conference in Munich, Germany discussing bilateral cochlear implants, and aging and implants, respectively.
  • 6/17/2014: Matt gives an invited talk at his old home, the Acoustics Research Institute in Vienna Austria.
  • 6/2014: Two new summer students, Casey Gaskins and Sean Anderson, start in the lab.
  • 5/8/2014: At the Acoustical Society of America Meeting in Providence, RI. Matt received the R. Bruce Lindsay Award. Not too shabby :)
  • 5/2014: The lab is award a Dean's Research Initiative Grant to undertake research on cochlear implants and aging.
  • 4/9/2014: Sara Doroherty successfully defends her undergraduate honors thesis on "Speech Understanding in Child & Adult CI Users with Simulated Shallow Insertion Depths".
  • 2/22/2014: At ARO in San Diego presenting a poster and giving a talk.
  • 1/31/2014: We host the 2nd Annual MASH conference research about cochlear-implant research. Another great success with over 60 attendees from all over the Mid-Atlantic!
  • 1/2014: Two new papers in JARO. Both on CI simulations. One on detection of binaural differences and the other about speech understanding.
  • 10/30/2013: Pull off our first double booking in the lab. Three days that accumulated a lot of data points. Thanks to our participants for putting up with us.
  • 10/2013: New paper in JASA about interaural frequency mismatch and binaural hearing in cochlear implant users.
  • 10/2013: Presented a talk at the Indiana conference on Aging and Speech Communication. We also presented a couple talks at the CRASH conference in Madison.
  • 9/2013: New semester, new lab members. Welcome Maureen, Mary, Mikalya, Lauren. Welcome back Laura and Daniel.
  • 8/2013: Our lab manager Tanvi has moved on to start graduate school at University of Wisconsin. Congrats Tanvi.
  • 7/2013: Attened the Conference on Implantable Auditory Protheses in Lake Tahoe. We presented lots of posters and a talk.
  • 5/2013: Congrats graduates: Lindsay, Sarah, Laura, and Daniel. Laura and Daniel will be attending UMD this fall.
  • 5/23/2013: Matt has an addition to his family! Andrew Holland Goupell!
  • 4/2/2013: Olga is presenting her research on ILD processing at the AAA Academy Research Conference (ARC) in Anaheim, CA.
  • 4/2/2013: A new paper in JASA on interaural frequency mismatch in CI simulations.
  • 3/8/2013: Sara D. received a Maryland Summer Scholars award for 2013.
  • 2/18/2013: The lab managed to have 5 great posters at ARO in Baltimore!
  • 2/1/2013: Two new papers in JASA-EL this month on bilateral clinical mapping and information transfer from envelope encoded speech.
  • 1/25/2013: UMD holds the first East Coast Cochlear-implant Conference (ECCC) with attendees from UMD College Park, UM Baltimore, Gallaudet, Walter Reed, GWU, Pittsburgh, and other places. Over 50 attendees and 10 talks presented.
  • 1/15/2013: A new semester starts and we are welcoming two new members: Nishani (undergrad) and Francisco (CEBH post doc).
  • 1/4/2013: Olga recieved a Student Summer Fellowship Research Grant from AAA.