Master Projects

This page lists the current and recent MSc projects at Hearing Systems

2019

Title:
Continuous EEG elicited by speech stimuli and its relation to listening effort

Student:

Alvaro Rodrigo Fuentes Cabrera
Supervisors:

Andreu Paredes Gallardo, Gerard Encina-Llamas (DTU)

Thomas Lunner (Eriksholm)
Mike Lind Rank (Widex)

Title:
Characterizing Comodulation Masking Release in Hearing-Impaired Listeners

Student:

Jonathan Regev
Supervisors:

Torsten Dau, Paolo Attilio Mesiano, Johannes Zaar (DTU)

Title:
Sound texture perception in hearing-impaired listeners
Student:
Oliver Scheuregger
Supervisors:

Torsten Dau, Jens Hjortkær, Tobias May (DTU)
Richard McWalter (MIT)

Title:
BCI control of a hearing aid with audiovisual cues
Student:
Alessandro Catania
Supervisors:

Jens Hjortkær, Jonatan Märcher-Rørsted,Torsten Dau (DTU)

2018

Title:
Development and experimental veri cation of a Virtual Reality environment enabling spatial sound research

Student:

Kacper Kosikowski
Supervisor:
Jeremy Marozeau (DTU) Francois Patou, Bradford Backus (Oticon Medical)

Title:
Development and Evaluation of an External, Steerable Microphone Array forImproving Spatial Selectivity of Hearing Aids.
Student:
Golam Reza Sadeghnia
Supervisor:

Torsten Dau DTU, Thomas Lunner (Eriksholm Research Centre)

Title:
Auditory assessment of children with Cochlear Implant
Student:
Irene Arrieta
Supervisor:

Jeremy Marozeau (DTU)

Title:
Artificial Bandwidth Extension of Bone Conducted Speech using Deep Neural Networks

Student:
Tobias Toft Christensen
Supervisor:

Tobias May (DTU)

Title:
Artificial Bandwidth Extension of Bone Conducted Speech using Deep Neural Networks

Student:
Mikkel Heber Hahn Petersen
Supervisor:

Tobias May (DTU)

Title:
Conversational Dynamics: Manipulation of acoustic cues and the effect on turn-end prediction performance
Student:
Andreas Eckey
Supervisor:
Ewen MacDonald (DTU)

Title:
Spatial perception in reverberant environments with cochlear implant recipients
Student:
Rasmus Bendsen
Supervisors:
Abigail Anne Kressner, Torsten Dau (DTU)

Title:
Modeling of speech quality in telecommunication devices
Student:
Evan Ho Wei Li
Supervisors:
Marton Marschall, Torsten Dau (DTU) Wookeun Song (B&K)  
This project is carried out in collaboration with Brüel & Kjær Sound and Vibration Measurement A/S

Title:
Effect of head tracking on audio quality in binaural reproduction
Student:
Guido Baldovino
Supervisors:
Cheol-Ho Jeong, Marton Marschall, Finnur Kári Pind Jörgensson (DTU)

Ville Pulkki (DTU Visting Professor from Aalto University)

Title
Assessing noise reduction in hearing aids:
signal-to-noise ratio improvement vs. perceptual benefits and side-effects

Student:
Valentina Campagnaro
Supervisors:
Johannes Zaar (DTU) Søren Laugesen(Ineracoustics Research Unit) Torsten Dau (DTU)

Title:
The effect of hearing-aid compression on listening effort
Student:
Silje Grini Nielsen
Supervisors:
Dortothea Wendt, Tobias May, Torsten Dau (DTU)

Title:
Compression in cochlear implants
Student:
Konstantinos Gkanos
Supervisors:
Abigail Anne Kressner, Tobias May, Torsten Dau (DTU)

Title:
Music Similarity Navigation Systems for Contemporary Music
Student:
Paul Jules Arthur Arzelier
Supervisors:
Jan Larsen (DTU Compute), Tobias May

2017

Title:Modeling effects of hearing loss on comodulation masking release
Student:
Paolo Mesiano
Supervisor:
Torsten Dau
Co-supervisors:
Borys Kowalewski, Johannes Zar (DTU)

Title:
Behavioral and electrophysiological markers of hearing status in relation with occupational noise exposure
Student:

Bertrand Hugues Smits
Supervisors:
Sébastien Santurette, Cheol-Ho Jeong
(DTU)
Co-superviso
r: Pernille Holtegaard

Title:
Real-time attention control of auditory feedback

Student:

Søren Vørnle Nielsen
Supervisors:
Jens Hjortkjær, Søren Fuglsang (DTU)

Auditory frequency tagging for attention controlled Brain-Computer Interface
Student:

Sandra Solli
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau,Jens Hjoirtkjær, Søren Fuglsang (DTU)

Title:
Development and evaluation of an external, gaze-steered microphone array for improving spatial selectivity of hearing aids
Student:

Golam Reza Sadeghnia
Supervisors:
Marton Marschall (DTU), Thomas Lunner (Eriksholm Research Centre)
This master project is conducted in collaboration with Eriksholm Research Centre

Title:
Statistical modeling of pupil curves to quantify differences in processing effort on group- and individual-level
Student:

Patrycja Ksiazek
Supervisors:
Dorothea Wendt (DTU/Oticon A/S), Thomas Lunner (Eriksholm Research Centre)
This master project is conducted in collaboration with Eriksholm Research Centre

Title:
Imagery Based Spelling System for Motor Disabled People
Student:

Cecilie Duun-Christensen
Supervisors:
Bastian Epp, Adnan Vilic

Title:
Encoding models in auditory functional magnetic resonance imaging

Student:
Mette L. V. Carstensen
Supervisors:
 
Torsten Dau, Jens Hjortkjær, Søren Fuglsang

Title:
Investigation of the subjective-objective relationship in arborne sound insulation
Student:
Christian Gjertsen
Supervisors:
 
Ewen MacDonald, Jonas Brunskog

Title::
Perceptual analysis of vehicle indicator and warning sounds
Student:
Mikael Kjær Petersen
Supervisors:
 
Ewen MacDonald, Wookeun Song; Brüel & Kjær

Title:
Comparison of objective and subjective measures of cochlear compression
Student:
Konstantinos Anyfantakis
Supervisors:
 
Ewen MacDonald, Bastian Epp, Michal Fereczkowski

Title:
Perception of frequency modulation in hearing-impaired listeners

Student:
Isabel Schindwolf
Supervisors:
 
Sébastien Santurette and Marianna Vatti (Eriksholm Research Centre)

Title:
Auditory processing of pitch in trained musicians 

Student:
Samuel Cocks
Supervisors:
 
Sébastien Santurette and Federica Bianchi

2016

Title:
Improving music perception for hearing impaired listeners
Student:
Dmitry Vasilev
Supervisors:
 
Jeremy Marozeau (DTU) Marianna Vatti (Eriksholm Research Centre)
This master project is conducted in collaboration with Eriksholm Research Centre

Title:
Musical expectation in cochlear implant listeners
Student:
Steffen Spangmose Pedersen
Supervisor:
 
Jeremy Marozeau (DTU)

Title:
Influence of noise and second language on conversational dynamics
Student:
Anna Josefine Sørensen
Supervisor:
 
Ewen MacDonald (DTU)

Title:
Investigating noise-induced neural degeneration using high-frequency audiometry and speech intelligibility in noise
Student:
Sara Al-ward
Supervisor:
 
Bastian Epp (DTU)

Title:
Relating cortical speech envelope processing to working memory load
Student:
Jonathan Marcher-Rørsted
Supervisors:
 
Jens Hjortkjær, Søren Fuglsang and Torsten Dau (DTU)

Title:
Spatial release from masking in complex acoustical scenes and the effect of hearing aid processing
Student:
Vera Löw
Supervisors:
 
Adam Westermann (Widex), Marton Marschall, Jens Cubick and Torsten Dau (DTU)

Title:
Effects of compression on signals with respect to reverberation
Student:
Ruksana Giurda
Supervisors:
 
Henrik Hassager, Torsten Dau (DTU) and Eleftheria Georgianti (Phonak)

Title:
Effect of low-frequency gain on speech intelligibility in hearing-impaired listeners
Student:
Jonas Lochner
Supervisors:
 
Sébastien Santurette,Ewen MacDonald (DTU), Lars Bramsløw (Eriksholm Research Centre)
This master project is conducted in collaboration with Eriksholm Research Centre

Title:
Evaluation of acoustic comfort in restaurants
Student:
Nicolaj Østergaard Nielsen
Supervisors:
 
Sébastien Santurette, Cheol-Ho Jeong, Marton Marschall (DTU)

2015-16

Title:
Segmentation and Detection of Audio Sources in Broadcast and Telephone Audio Streams
Student:
Cristian Sánchez Rodríguez
Supervisors: 
Joaquin Gonzalez-Rodriguez,Ewen MacDonald, Tobias May (DTU)

Title:
Modelling the perceptual components of loudspeaker distortion
Student:
Sune Olsen
Supervisors:
 
Ewen MacDonald, Finn Agerkvist (DTU)

Title:
Objective evaluation of cochlear implant stimulation strategies
Student:
Michael Buch Mejsner
Supervisors:
 
Tobias May (DTU), Co-supervisors: Jeremy Marozeau and Torsten Dau (DTU)

Title:
Detection and annoyance of warning sounds for electric vehicles

Student:
Gustav Nordahl Jacobsen
Supervisors:
 
Professor Jeong-Guon Ih (KAIST), Ewen MacDonald (DTU), Woo-Keun Song (Brüel & Kjær)

Title:
Evaluation of auditory-inspired speech segregation using automatic speech recognition
Student:
Eleftherios-Marios Kotsonis-Tzannes
Supervisors:
 
Tobias May, Torsten Dau (DTU)

Title:
The influence of visual cues on sound externalization
Student:
Juan Camilo Gil Carvajal
Supervisors:

Jens Cubick, Sébastien Santurette,Torsten Dau (DTU)

Title:
Detection of vestibular schwannoma using chirp-evoked, auditory brainstem responses
Student:
Jeffrey Andrew Hullfish
Supervisors:
James Harte (IRU), Sinnet Kristensen (IRU), Claus Elberling (Oticon), Torsten Dau (DTU)

Title:
Hearing-aid settings in relation to profiles of functional hearing
Student:

Raul H. Sanchez Lopez
Supervisors:

Morten Løve Jepsen (Widex), Torsten Dau (DTU)

Title:
Teaching a cochlear implant how to speak Danish
Student:

Veit Lukas Goßmann
Supervisors:

Jeremy Marozeau (DTU), Ewen MacDonald (DTU), David Morris (Co-supervisor KU)

Title:
Modeling the intelligibility of time-compressed speech
Student:
Søren Fuglsang
Supervisors:
Oded Ghitza, Torsten Dau, Johannes Zaar

Title:
The effect of cognitive load on auditory processing
Student:

Mhairi Riddet
Supervisors:

Ewen MacDonald (DTU) Torsten Dau (Co-supervisor DTU) Sven Mattys (The University of York)

Title:
Subjective and Objective Assessment of Vehicle Audio Systems
Student:

Álvaro Monreal Cantó
Supervisors:

Ewen MacDonald (DTU), Wookeun Song (B&K)

Title:
Analysing the effects of auditory processing and the decision metric on speech intelligibility prediction
Student:

Helia Relano Iborra
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, Søren Jørgensen (Oticon) and Christoph Scheidiger (DTU)

Title:
Analysis and synthesis of environmental sounds based on auditory processing principles
Student:
Jan David Brümmerstedt
Supervisors: 
Supervisors Torsten and Richard McWalter (DTU)

Bachelor Project
Title:
Implications of articulatory variability for consonant perception modeling
Student:
Dmitry Vasilev
Supervisors:
Johannes Zaar, Sébastien Santurette, Bastian Epp (DTU)


2014

Title:

Reproduction of realistic background noise for testing telecommunications devices
Student:
Juan David Gil Corrales
Supervisors:
Wookeun Song, Brüel & Kjær, and Ewen MacDonald, DTU

Title:
Effects of harmonic roving on pitch discrimination
Student:

Mathilde Le Gal de Kerangal
Supervisors:

Sébastien Santurette, Suyash Joshi

Title:
Modulation domain processing for enhanced speech intelligibility
Student:
Andreas Thelander Bertelsen
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, Søren Jørgensen, Jesper Boldt 

Title:
The role of frequency selectivity and harmonic resolvability for pitch discrimination
Student:
Wiebke Lamping
Supervisors:
Sébastien Santurette, Ewen MacDonald

Title:
Objective measures of cochlear dispersion
Student:
Andreu Paredes Gallardo
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, Bastian Epp

Title:
Spectral weighting and combination of bineural cues across freqency bands
Student:
Axel Ahrens
Supervisors:
Bastian Epp, Suyash Narendra Joshi

Title:
Behavioural measures and neural modelling of musical interval perception
Student:
Marc Rasmussen 
Supervisors:
Ewen MacDonald, Sébastien Santurette

Title:
Exploring the relationship between working memory, compressor speed, and background noise characteristics
Student:
Barbara Anna Ohlenforst 
Supervisors:
Ewen MacDonald, Pamela Souza

2013

Title:
Interaural bimodal pitch matching in cochlear implant users
Student:
François Guérit 
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, Sébastien Santurette, Joseph Chalupper , Iris Arweiler 

Title:
Perceptual relevance of the head-related transfer function
Student:
Gaspar Rodrigo Mota 
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, Tobias May, Jesper Udesen

Title:
Estimates of peripheral compression using multi-frequency auditory steady-state responses
Student:
Gerard Encina Llamas 
Supervisors:
Bastian Epp, Torsten Dau

Title:
Predicting Listening Effort
Student:
Tobias Due Munk
Supervisors:
Bastian Epp, Filip Marchman Rønne

Title:
Estimation of Human Vocalization Characteristics for Interactive Playware
Student:
Bjarke Heesche
Supervisors:
Ewen MacDonald, David Johan Christensen

Title:
Evaluation of Ambisonics for background noise reproduction in standardized mobile phone testing
Student:
Jakob Brinck
Supervisors:
Ewen MacDonald, WooKeun Song

2012

Title:
Estimating the basilar-membrane input-output function using perceptual and objective methods
Student:
Kristian Gøtsche-Rasmussen
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau and Sarah Verhulst 

Title:
Correlation between sensorineural hearing impairment and the performance in sensory tests
Student:
Christer Peter Volk 
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, Sébastien Santurette, Søren Vase Legarth

Title:
Quantification of sensation levels in the presence of masking release
Student:
Katharina Egger
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, Bastian Epp, Alois Sontacchi 

Title:
Sound texture synthesis
Student:
Richard Ian McWalter
Supervisor:
Torsten Dau

Title:
Perceptual consequences of spontaneous otoacoustic emissions
Student:
Roi Hansen 
Supervisors:
Sébastien Santurette, Sarah Verhulst , Torsten Dau

2011

Title:
Modeling auditory grouping based on a temporal coherence analysis
Student:
Simon Krogholt Christiansen
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau and Morten L. Jepsen

Title:
Effect of Compression on Amplitude Modulation in Human Hearing
Student:
Sara Møllenbach
Supervisors:
James Harte and Torsten Dau

Title:
Analysing the role of spectro-temporal modulations for speech perception
Student:
Alexandre Chabot-Leclerc
Supervisors:
Søren Jørgensen and Torsten Dau

Title:
Perceptual confusions of some Danish consonants in multiple-notched noise
Student:
María Del Pilar Ocaña Núñez
Supervisors:
Thomas Ulrich Christiansen

Title:
Implications of modulation filterbank processing for automatic speech recognition
Student:
Giuliano Bernardi
Supervisors:
Morten L. Jepsen and Torsten Dau

Title:
Effect of auditory grouping on binaural processing
Student:
Edward John Collet
Supervisors:
Nicolas Le Goff and Torsten Dau

Title:
Validation of a Virtual Sound Environment System for the Testing of Hearing Aids
Student:
Jens Cubick
Supervisors:
Sylvain Favrot, Pauli Minnaar and Torsten Dau

Title:
Correlates of the precedence effect using otoacoustic emissions
Student:
Federica Bianchi
Supervisors:
Sarah Verhulst and Torsten Dau

Title:
Effects of reverberation on speech intelligibility in normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners
Student:
Claudia Breitsprecher
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, Søren Laugesen

2010

Title:
Speech intelligibility prediction based on the signal-to-noise ratio in the modulation domain
Student:
Søren Jørgensen
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau and Claus Forup Corlin Christiansen

Title:
Effects of binaural de-reverberation on spatial hearing
Student:
Adam Westermann
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, Jörg Buchholz , Kristoffer Foldager Jørgensen

 
Title:
Distortion produced by FFT-based hearing-aid compression
Student:
Arni Richard Arnason
Supervisors:
Peter Søndergaard, Thomas Ulrich Christiansen and Jörg Buchholz

Title:
Prediction of masking effects based on models of auditory perception
Student:
Tayyib Arshad
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, Morten L. Jepsen, Lars Bramsløw and Jesper Jensen

Title:
Accuracy of the auditory brainstem response amplitude and latency estimates
Student:
Sara Madsen
Supervisors:
James Harte, Claus Elberling and Torsten Dau

Title:
Development and evaluation of a mixed-order Ambisonics playback system Modeling auditory grouping based on a temporal coherence analysis
Student:
Johannes Käsbach
Supervisors:
Jörg Buchholz, Sylvain Favrot

Title:
Modeling Application of a hard-sphere microphone array for high-order ambisonics aurilization
Student:
Tobias Weller
Supervisors:
Jörg Buchholz, Sylvain Favrot, Pauli Minnaar

Title:
Auditory compaund action potentials in the Tokay Gecko
Student:
Clement Brochard
Supervisors:
James Harte, Jakob Cristensen-Dalsgaard

Title:
Consequences of hearing impairment in auditory scene analysis
Student:
Marianna Vatti
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, Sebastien Santurette and Niels Pontoppidan

Title:
Speaker-independant speech recognition with spectro-temporal receptive fields employing self-organizing Whu networks
Student:
Michal Fereszkowski
Supervisor:
Hans-Heinrich Bothe

Title:
Modeling binaural signal processing in humans
Student:
Anine Larsen
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, Jörg Buchholz, Lars Bramsløw

Title:
Effects of instantaneous compression in hearing aids on speech intelligibility and sound quality
Student:
Alexandru Madalin Simion
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, Jörg Buchholz, Lars Bramsløw, Henrik Olsen

Title:
Frequency compression in hearing aids and evaluation methods
Student:
Brian Skov Viborg and Samir Zubcevic
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, Jörg Buchholz, Jan Mark de Haan and Marcus Holmberg

Title:
Audio-visual training-aid for lip-reading - Design, implementation and evaluation of a speech-synchronized facial animation
Student:
Hermann Gebert 
Supervisor:
Hans-Heinrich Bothe

Title:
Audio-visual speech - tracking and evaluation of articulatory facial movements
Student:
Søren Wulf Kristiansen
Supervisor:
Hans-Heinrich Bothe

Title:
Evaluation of music performance by ThinkingHead - instantaneous audio-visual feedback to the music student
Student:
Aymeric Théophile Masurelle
Supervisor:
Hans-Heinrich Bothe

Title:
Sound source localization by assisted fingertip stimulation
Student:
Sermed Zyad Khalil Al-Hamdani 
Supervisors:
Hans-Heinrich Bothe, Ron Kuper, Michael Larsen

Title:
Modeling the dynamic audibility threshold for noise suppression in hearing aids
Student:
Morten Eduard Hartvig
Supervisors:
James Harte, Thomas Kaulberg, Michael Syskind Pedersen

2009

Title:
Externalisation versus internalisation of sound in hearing-impaired listeners
Student:
Bjørn Ohl 
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, Jörg Buchholz , Søren Laugesen

Title:
Estimating cochlear delays in humans using distortion and reflection source otoacoustic emissions
Student:
Thomas Bentsen
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, James Harte 

Title:
Evaluation of a Multi-Channel Wiener Filtering Based Noise Reduction Algorithm for Binaural Hearing Aids
Student:
Jasmina Catic
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, Jörg Buchholz , Fredrik Gran

Title:
Measures of temporal fine structure in human hearing
Student:
Troels Schmidt Lindgreen 
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, James Harte , Sébastien Santurette

Title:
Design of a perceptually anechoic room
Student:
Xavier Gonzalez Munoz
Supervisors:
Cheol-Ho Jeong , Jonas Brunskog, Jörg Buchholz 

2008

Title:
Employment of Auditory Models in hearing Aids
Student:
Claus Christiansen
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, Michael Syskind Pedersen

Title:
Effects of compression in hearing aids on the envelope of the speech signal
Student:
Justyna Anna Walaszek 
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, Thomas Behrens 

Title:
Characterizing frequency selectivity of the normal and impaired auditory system using simultaneous versus forward masking
Student:
Marton Marschall 
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, Jörg Buchholz 

Title:
Audio-Visual Speech Production and Perception
Student:
Torir Hrafn Hardarson
Supervisor:
Hans-Heinrich Bothe

2007

Title:
Objective and behavioral estimates of cochlear traveling wave delays
Student:
 Dimitrios Christoforidis
Supervisor:
Torsten Dau

Title:
Across-frequency processes involved in auditory detection of sound coloration
Student:
Paraskevas Kerketsos 
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, Jörg Buchholz 

Title:
Variables affecting the Real-Ear-to-Coupler-Difference
Student:
Brian Bech
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, Morten Nordahn

2006

Title:
Modeling the effect of spectral periodicity on estimating otoacoustic emission group delays
Student:
Filip Munch Rønne 
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, James Harte 

Title:
The role of temporal synchrony for the generation of otoacoustic emissions
Student:
Sarah Verhulst 
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, James Harte 

Title:
Audiovisual Brain Activity Recordings and McGurk Illusions
Student:
Sylvain Emmanuel Favrot 
Supervisors:
Hans-Heinrich Bothe 

2005

Title:
Acoustically-evoked brain potentials of hearing-impaired listeners
Student:
Alexandra Papakonstantinou
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, Oliver Fobel

Title:
Binaural pitch perception in hearing-impaired listeners
Student:
Sébastien Santurette
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, Oliver Fobel

Title:
Monaural and binaural processing of fluctuating sounds in the auditory system
Student:
Eric Robert Thompson
Supervisors:
Torsten Dau, Stephan Ewert

Title:
Analysis tool for audio-visual speech signals
Student:
Florian Duchaine
Sebastien Paez
Supervisor:
Hans-Heinrich Bothe