Professor of electrical engineering who has spent over two decades researching and inventing algorithms at the intersection of acoustics, digital signal processing, and machine learning. Research interests include archaeoacoustics, adaptive audio signal processing, virtual microphones for synthesizing multichannel recordings, microphone arrays for robust time-delay estimation in noisy environments, multichannel rendering.

Formal Education

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California
  • B.S. in Engineering and Applied Science, Caltech

Career Highlights

  • Co-founder of a company that provides industry-leading audio technologies to optimize the acoustics quality of commercial products from home theaters and televisions to mobile phones and automotive sound systems
  • Named inventor on over a dozen issued U.S. patents
  • Co-author of a book about audio signal processing

Expert Qualifications

  • Has testified in hearings and trials in U.S. District Courts and before the ITC and PTAB as an expert in audio signal processing, noise/echo cancelation, and other technologies at the intersection of speech and hearing
  • Expert witness in cases involving technologies used by automakers including Daimler, Hyundai-Kia, and Subaru
  • Was deposed and testified on behalf of defendants Apple and Samsung in an investigation before the U.S. International Trade Commission
  • Submitted a forensic report on a gunshot analysis on behalf of the public defender’s office in a Santa Ana, California litigation