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Academic Relations 2017

Peer-reviews made

Emina Alickovic has reviewed one manuscript for Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, Elsevier and one manuscript for Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, Elsevier.

Lars Bramsløw reviewed one manuscript for International Journal of Audiology.

Ariane Laplante-Lévesque reviewed one manuscript for Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, one manuscript for International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, six manuscripts for International Journal of Audiology, two manuscripts for Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, one manuscript for Ear and Hearing, two manuscripts for British Medical Journal Open, and one manuscript for Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology.

Thomas Lunner reviewed one manuscript for Sensors, one manuscript for Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express, and one manuscript for Trends in Hearing.

Niels Henrik Pontoppidan reviewed one manuscript for Trends in Hearing.

Martin Skoglund has reviewed one manuscript for Sensors and two manuscripts for Automatica.

Dorothea Wendt has reviewed one manuscript for The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, one manuscript for The American Journal of Audiology, and one manuscript for International Symposium on Auditory and Audiological Research Proceedings.

Supervision of students at Eriksholm Research Centre

Thomas Lunner supervised industrial PhD student Eline Borch Petersen from Linköping University: “Online cognitive workload estimation” (Other supervisors: Jonas Obleser, Max Planck Institute Leipzig and Stefan Stenfelt, Linköping University). Project supported by the Oticon Foundation.

Thomas Lunner and Tanveer Bhuiyan supervised MSc student Murron Harrison from University of Glasgow under the Erasmus exchange program: “Evaluating the Use of Steering a Hearing Aid in A Dynamic Multi-Talker EnvironmentUsing Body Signals” (University superviors: Bernd Porr and Aleksandra Vuckovic).

Thomas Lunner and Carina Graversen are supervising industrial PhD student Antoine Favre-Félix at the Technical University of Denmark: “Controlling a hearing aid by electrically assessed eye-gaze” (Technical University of Denmark supervisor Torsten Dau). Work continues in 2018. Project supported by EU Horizon 2020 ICT-22-2014: Multimodal and Natural computer interaction.

Michael Kai Petersen is supervising PhD student Maciej Korzepa from DTU Compute: “Data driven UX engineering of cognitive interfaces for augmented hearing“. The project is supported by the Oticon Foundation. The work continues in 2018.

Michael Kai Petersen and Niels Henrik Pontoppidan are supervising PhD student Benjamin Johansen from DTU Compute: “Personalizing Hearing Care and Enhancing User Experience by Adapting Devices to the Changing Mobile Context” (DTU Compute supervisor Jakob Eg Larsen, Oticon supervisor Per Sandholm). The project is supported by the Oticon Foundation. The work continues in 2018.

Dorothea Wendt and Thomas Lunner supervised MSc student Patrycja Ksiazek from Technical University of Denmark: “Statistical modeling of pupil curves to quantify differences in processing effort on group- and individual level.”

Dorothea Wendt and Thomas Lunner supervised PhD student Barbara Ohlenforst from the VU University Medical Center and EMGO Institute for Health Care Research, Amsterdam: “Pupillometry as a window to listening effort: interactions between hearing status, hearing aid technologies and task difficulty during speech recognition” (VU Amsterdam Supervisor Sophia Kramer and Adriana Zekveld). Project supported by EU Marie Curie FP7-PEOPLE-2013-ITN project LISTEN FP7- 607373.

Dorothea Wendt and Thomas Lunner supervised PhD student Yang Wang from the VU University Medical Center and EMGO Institute for Health Care Research, Amsterdam: “Pupil dynamics in response to light and effortful listening: unravelling the role of the parasympathetic nervous system” (VU Amsterdam Supervisor Sophia Kramer and Adriana Zekveld). Project supported by EU Marie Curie FP7-PEOPLE-2013-ITN project LISTEN FP7- 607373.

Dorothea Wendt, Thomas Lunner and Alejandro Lopez Valdes are supervising PhD student Hanna Bönitz from the Medizinsiche Hochschule Hannover, Germany: “Influences of cognition and processing effort on speech understanding in cochlear implant users” (other supervisors: Andreas Büchner from MHH in Hannover, Søren Riis, Björn Lyxell). The project is supported by the Oticon foundation. The work will continue in 2018.

Supervision of students external to Eriksholm Research Centre

Lars Bramsløw is co-supervising PhD student Niclas Janssen at DTU Hearing systems: “Bimodal Fusion in Cochlear Implant Users” (DTU main supervisor Jeremy Marouzeau and Oticon Medical supervisor Søren Riis). Supported by the Oticon Foundation. Work continues in 2018.

Lars Bramsløw co-supervised PhD student Micha Lundbeck at Carl von Ossietzky at Universität Oldenburg: “Effects of advanced hearing aid signal processing on spatial awareness perception” (Oldenburg University supervisor Tobias Neher, University of Southern Denmark). Supported by the Oticon Foundation. Work continues in 2018.

Ariane Laplante-Lévesque is supervising and Thomas Lunner co-supervising PhD student Elisabeth Ingo at Linköping University: “Internet-based hearing screening, treatment, and motivational interviewing” (other co-supervisor Gerhard Andersson). Project supported by the Oticon Foundation and the Swedish Research Council for health work and welfare. Work continues in 2018.

Ariane Laplante-Lévesque is co-supervising PhD student Husmita Ratanjee-Vanmali from University of Pretoria, South Africa: “Strengthening the role of the Audiologist in the digital age” (supervisor: De Wet Swanepoel, other co-supervisor: Sarah Iribarren). Work continues in 2018. 

Thomas Lunner co-supervised PhD student Milijana Lundberg at The Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University: “Clinical use of internet rehabilitation resources” (Gothenburg University supervisor Kim Kähäri, co-supervisor from Linköping University Gerhard Andersson). PhD successfully defended in May 2017. Project supported by the Swedish Research Council for health work and welfare and Västra Götalandsregionen.

Thomas Lunner is co-supervising PhD student Peter Molander from the Swedish Institute of Disability Research, SIDR, Linköping University: “Hearing and cognitive screening over the internet” (Linköping University supervisor Gerhard Andersson). Project supported by the Oticon Foundation and the Swedish Research Council for health work and welfare. The work continues in 2018.

Michael Kai Petersen supervised MSc student Xiaoao Hu at DTU Compute: “Data driven UX design of an adaptive user interface” (DTU supervisor Per Bækgaard), MSc student Therese Blom at DTU Compute: “An integrated system of vital sign sensors in hearing instruments” (DTU supervisor Per Bækgaard), MSc student Niclas Bach Nielsen at DTU Compute: “A UX application for measuring perceived health related quality of life in chronic heart disease patients” (DTU supervisor Per Bækgaard), MSc student Martin Kæreby Lund at DTU Compute: “Rethinking the audiological fitting process for hearing impaired” (DTU supervisor Per Bækgaard), MSc student Marilena Chrysanthou at DTU Compute: “Applying word embeddings for machine translation” (DTU supervisor Per Bækgaard), MSc student Maciej Korzepa at DTU Compute: “Inferring customer behaviour by applying machine learning to business analytics” (DTU supervisor Per Bækgaard), MSc student Konstantin Thana at DTU Compute: “Estimating cognitive effort based on mobile eye tracking” (DTU supervisor Per Bækgaard), MSc student Jeppe de Lange at DTU Compute: “UX design of a B2B web application platform targetting multiple user segments” (DTU supervisor Per Bækgaard), MSc student Jakob Okkels at DTU Compute: “Modelling user preferences by inferrung behavioral patterns from chatbot AI interaction” (DTU supervisor Per Bækgaard), and MSc student Casper Andreas Schultz at DTU Compute: “Loyalty Channels” (DTU supervisor Per Bækgaard).

Michael Kai Petersen supervised BSc students Lasse Brøndum Larsen & Christian Arendt Rasmussen at DTU Compute: “Chatbot AI” and BSc student Karina Magleby Knudsen at DTU Compute: “Modelling the context of internet of things connected hearing aids”.

External examining

Lars Bramsløw was external examiner for the PhD thesis by Christer Volk: “Prediction of Perceptual Audio Reproduction Characteristics” (Aalborg University, supervisor: Prof. Søren Bech).

Lars Bramsløw was external examinator for Course 31210, Acoustical signal processing at Technical University of Denmark, teacher: Tobias May.

Lars Bramsløw was external supervisor for the MSc project by Lucas Lesueur: “Frequency-dependent pressurized measurement of Distortion Product Otoacoustic Emissions” (supervisors: Prof. Torsten Dau, DTU and James M.Harte, Interacoustics Research Unit, IRU.) and the MSc project by Sandra Solli: “Auditory frequency tagging for attention controlled brain-computer interface” (Technical University of Denmark, supervisors: Jens Hjortkjær, Søren Fuglsang and Torsten Dau, Professor, DTU).

Lars Bramsløw was external examinator for the BSc project by Srdjan Gluhovic: “Effect of Varying Frequency Specificity in Auditory Steady-State Response Measurements with Speech-Like Stimuli” (supervisor: Bastian Epp, Tehnical University of Denmark, and Søren Laugesen, Interacoustics Research Unit).

Ariane Laplante-Lévesque was external examinator for the PhD project by Mathieu Hotton: “Comparison of three hearing device types for people with severe to profound high-frequency hearing loss” (University Laval, Québec, supervisor: François Bergeron).