CURRICULUM VITA

 

Kenneth Wayne Grant

Birthdate:   April 1, 1954

Birthplace:  New York

 

Current Position                                                                         Current Address

 

Chief, Research Section                                                                301 Hamilton Ave

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center                            Silver Spring, MD, 20901

Audiology and Speech Pathology Center                

Bethesda, MD 20889-5600

 

Phone:  (301) 319-7043 (work)            (301) 585-8138 (home)

Fax:      (301) 319-7076

e-mail:ken.w.grant@gmail.com

Education

 

B.A. (1973-1976) Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Major: Philosophy of Science

 

M.S. (1977-1980) University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Major:  Speech and Hearing Sciences

 

Ph.D. (1981‑1986) Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Major:  Communication Sciences, Central Institute for the Deaf

 

Professional Experience

 

1976‑1977       Laboratory Assistant

(Drs. R.M. Sachs and P.L. Divenyi)

Central Institute for the Deaf

818 S. Euclid

St. Louis, MO 63110

 

1977‑1980       Research Assistant

(Drs. D.W. Sparks and P.K. Kuhl)

University of Washington

Dept. of Speech and Hearing Sciences

Seattle, WA 98195

 

1981‑1985       Research Assistant

(Dr. Ira J. Hirsh)

Central Institute for the Deaf

818 S. Euclid

St. Louis, MO 63110

 

1985‑1989       Post Doctoral Affiliate

(Dr. Louis D. Braida)

MIT Bldg. 36‑730

Cambridge, MA 02139

 

1989-1990       Post Doctoral Associate

(Dr. Louis D. Braida)

MIT Bldg. 36‑730

Cambridge, MA 02139

 

1989-1990       Research Consultant

Audiological Engineering Corporation (AEC)

35 Medford Street

Somerville, MA 02143

 

Publications

 

Sachs, R.M., Miller,. J.D., and Grant, K.W. (1980). “Perceived magnitude of multiple electrocutaneous pulses”, Percep. Psychophys. 28, 255‑262.

 

Grant, K.W., Ardell, L.H., Kuhl, P.K., and Sparks, D.W. (1985). “The contribution of fundamental frequency, amplitude envelope, and voicing duration cues to speechreading in normal-hearing subjects”, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 77, 671‑677.

 

Grant, K.W., Ardell, L.H., Kuhl, P.K., and Sparks, D.W. (1986). “The transmission of prosodic information via an electrotactile speechreading aid,” Ear and Hearing, 7, 328‑335.

 

Grant, K.W. (1987a). “Encoding voice pitch for profoundly hearing-impaired listeners,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 82, 423‑432.

 

Grant, K.W. (1987b). “Frequency modulation detection by normally hearing and profoundly hearing-impaired listeners”, J. Speech Hearing Res. 30, 558‑563.

 

Grant, K.W. (1987c). “Identification of intonation contours by normally hearing and profoundly hearing-impaired listeners,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 82, 1172‑1178.

 

Reed, C.M., Durlach, N.I., Delhorne, L,A, Rabinowitz, W.M., and Grant, K.W. (1989). “Research on tactual communication of speech: Ideas, issues and findings,” Volta Review Monograph, 91, 65-78.

 

Hirsh, I.J., Monahan, C.B., Grant, K.W., and Singh, P.G. (1990). “Studies in auditory timing: 1. Simple patterns,” Percep. and Psychophys. 47, 215-226.

 

Grant, K.W., and Braida, L.D. (1991). “Evaluating the Articulation Index for audiovisual input,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 89, 2952-2960.

 

Grant, K.W., Braida, L.D., and Renn, R.J. (1991). “Single-band amplitude envelope cues as an aid to speechreading,” Quarterly J. Exp. Psych. 43, 621-645.

 

Grant, K.W., Braida, L.D., and Renn, R.J. (1994). “Auditory supplements to speechreading: Combining amplitude envelope cues from different spectral regions of speech,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 95, 1065-1073.

 

Grant, K.W., and Walden, B.E. (1996a). “Evaluating the articulation index for auditory-visual consonant recognition,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am.100, 2415-2424.

 

Grant, K.W., and Walden, B.E. (1996b). “The spectral distribution of prosodic information,” J. Speech Hear. Res. 39, 228-238.

 

Grant, K.W., Walden, B.E., and Seitz, P.F. (1998). “Auditory-visual speech recognition by hearing-impaired subjects: Consonant recognition , sentence recognition, and auditory-visual integration,” J. Acoust.Soc. Am. 103, 2677-2690.

 

Grant, K.W., Summers, V., and Leek, M.R. (1998). “Modulation rate detection and discrimination by normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 104, 1051-1060.

 

Grant, K.W., and P.F. Seitz (1998).“Measures of auditory-visual integration in nonsense syllables and sentences,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 104, 2438-2450.

 

Grant, K.W., and Seitz, P.F. (2000a). “The recognition of isolated words and words in sentences:  Individual variability in the use of sentence context,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 107, 1000-1011.

 

Grant, K.W., and Seitz, P.F. (2000b). “The use of visible speech cues for improving auditory detection of spoken sentences,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 108, 1197-1208.

 

Beamer, S.L., Grant, K.W., and Walden, B.E. (2000). “Hearing aid benefit for patients with high frequency hearing loss,” J. Am. Acad. Audiol. 11, 429-437.

 

Grant, K.W. (2001). “The effect of speechreading on masked detection thresholds for filtered speech,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 109, 2272-2275.

 

Walden, B.E., Grant, K.W., and Cord, M.T. (2001). “Effects of amplification and speechreading on consonant recognition in persons with impaired hearing,” Ear and Hearing 22, 333-341.

 

Grant, K.W. (2002). “Measures of auditory‑visual integration for speech understanding: A theoretical perspective,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 112, 30-33.

 

Grant, K.W., Greenberg, S., Poeppel, D., van Wassenhove, V. (2004). “Effects of spectro-temporal asynchrony in auditory and auditory-visual speech processing,” Seminars in Hearing 25, 241-255.

 

Grant, K.W., van Wassenhove, V., and Poeppel, D. (2004). “Detection of auditory (cross-spectral) and auditory-visual (cross-modal) synchrony,” Speech Communication. Special Issue on Audio Visual Speech Processing, J.-L. Schwartz, F. Bertommier, M.-A. Cathiard and R. de Mori (Eds.), 44(1-4), 43-53.

 

Van Wassenhove, V., Grant, K.W., and Poeppel, D. (2005). “Visual speech speeds up the neural processing of auditory speech,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 102, 1181-1186.

 

Walden, B.E., Surr, R.K., Grant, K.W., Summers, V., Cord, M.T., and Dyrlund, O. (2005). “Effect of Signal-to-Noise Ratio on Directional Microphone Benefit and Preference,” J. Am. Acad. Audiol. 16, 662–676.

 

Van Wassenhove, V., Grant, K.W., and Poeppel, D. (2007). “Temporal window of integration in auditory-visual speech perception,” Neuropsychologia 45, 598-607.

 

Grant, K.W., Tufts, J.B., and Greenberg, S. (2007). “Integration efficiency for speech perception within and across sensory modalities,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 121, 1164-1176.


Grant, K.W., Elhilali, M., Shamma, S.A., Walden, B.E., Surr; R.K., Cord, M.T., and Summers, V. (2008). “An Objective Measure for Selecting Microphone Modes in OMNI/DIR Hearing-Aid Circuits,” Ear and Hearing 29, 199-213.

 

Summers, V., Grant, K.W., Walden, B.E., Cord, M.T., Surr, R.K., Elhilali, M. (2008). “Evaluation of a “Direct-Comparison” Approach to Automatic Switching in Omnidirectional/Directional Hearing Aids,” J. Am. Acad. Audiol. 19, 708–720.

 

Bernstein, J.G.W., and Grant, K.W. (2009).“Audio and audiovisual speech intelligibility in fluctuating maskers by normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 125, 3358-3372.

 

Phatak, S.A., and Grant, K.W. (2012). Phoneme recognition in modulated maskers by normal-hearing and aided hearing-impaired listeners. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 132, 1646-1654.

Bernstein, J.G.W., Summers, V., Grassi, E., and Grant, K.W. (2013). Auditory models of suprathreshold distortion and speech intelligibility in persons with impaired hearing. J. Am. Acad. Audiol. 24, 307-328.

Grant, K.W., Bernstein, J.G.W., and Summers, V. (2013). Predicting speech intelligibility by individual hearing-impaired listeners: The path forward. J. Am. Acad. Audiol. 24, 329-336.

Grant, K.W., and Walden, T.C. (2013). Understanding excessive SNR loss in hearing-impaired listeners. J. Am. Acad. Audiol. 24, 258-273.

Grant, K.W., Walden, B.E., Summers, V., and Leek, M.R. (2013). Auditory models of suprathreshold distortion in persons with impaired hearing. J. Am. Acad. Audiol. 24, 254-257.

 

Grant, K.W., and Seitz, P.F. (in revision) “Time course of phonetic information for auditory, visual, and auditory-visual spoken words by hearing-impaired listeners,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am.

 

Grant, K.W., and Bernstein, J.G.W. (in revision). “Auditory and auditory-visual frequency-band importance functions for consonant recognition,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am.

 

Phatak, S.A., and Grant, K.W. (2010). “The Importance of Speech Envelope Modulations for Auditory and Auditory-Visual Consonant Identification: Effect of Local Time Reversals,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. (submitted).

Conference Papers and Presentations

 

Divenyi, P.L., Sachs, R.M., and Grant, K.W. (1976). “Stimulus correlates in the perception of voice onset time (VOT): I. Discrimination of the time interval between tone bursts of different intensities and frequencies.”, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 60, S91(A).

 

Sachs, R.M., and Grant, K.W. (1976). “Stimulus correlates in the perception of voice onset time (VOT): II. Discrimination of speech with high and low stimulus uncertainty”, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 60, S91(A).

 

Sparks, D.W., and Grant, K.W. (1979). “Consonant recognition with the MESA”, In Speech Communication Papers, edited by J.J. Wolf and D.H. Klatt, presented at the 97th meeting of the Acoust. Soc. Am., Cambridge, Mass. 623‑626.

 

Grant, K.W., Kuhl, P.K., Ardell, L.H., Sparks, D.W., and Carey, B. (1980). Investigating a tactile speechreading aid: Transmission of prosodic information in connected discourse and sentences”, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 68, S58(A).

 

Grant, K.W. (1984). “Detection of frequency modulation by normally-hearing and severely-to-profoundly hearing impaired listeners”, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 75, S32(A).

 

Grant, K.W. (1985a). “The identification of pitch contours by normally-hearing and profoundly hearing-impaired listeners”, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 77, S81(A).

 

Grant, K.W. (1985b). “Encoding voice pitch for profoundly hearing-impaired listeners”, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 78, S42(A).

 

Maher, R.C., Scandrett, J.H., Crawford, R.E., and Grant, K.W. (1985). “A low cost digital system for music applications and psychoacoustic research”, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 77, S75(A).

 

Grant, K.W. (1987). “Evaluating the Articulation Index for auditory-visual input,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 82, S4(A).

 

Grant, K.W. (1988). “Further studies on the auditory-visual Articulation Index,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 83, S86(A).

 

Grant, K.W., Renn, R.J., and Yu, J.S. (1988). “Amplitude envelopes and speechreading,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 84, S45(A).

 

Rabinowitz, W.M., Grant, K.W., and Eddington, D.K. (1988). “Comparison of three sentence-level tests for evaluating audiovisual performance of subjects using a cochlear implant,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 84, S45(A).

 

Besing, J.M, Reed, C.M., and Grant, K.W. (1991). “Tactual presentation of low-bandwidth envelope signals: Benefits to speechreading,” ASHA, 1991

 

Braida, L.D., Zurek, P.M., Grant, K.W., Greenberg, J.E., and Rankovic, C.M. (1991). “Current research in hearing aids at M.I.T.,” presented at the International Symposium on Hearing Aids and Speech Training for the Hearing Impaired, Osaka, Japan, July 16-17, 1991.

 

Grant, K.W., and Walden, B.E. (1992).“The transmission of prosodic information via selected spectral regions of speech,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 92, 2300-2301.

 

Grant, K.W., Braida, L.D., and Renn, R.J. (1992). “Auditory supplements to speechreading: Combining amplitude envelope cues from different spectral regions of speech,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 92, 2339.

 

Beamer, S.L., Walden, B.E., and Grant, K.W. (1993). “Hearing aid benefit for patients with high frequency hearing impairment,” ASHA, October 1993, 217(A).

 

Grant, K.W., and Walden, B.E. (1993). “Evaluating the articulation index for auditory-visual consonant recognition,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 94, 1887(A).

 

Grant, K.W., Clay, J.L., and Walden, B.E. (1995). “Measures of auditory-visual integration,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 97, 40-41(A).

 

Grant. K.W., and Walden, B.E. (1995).“Predicting auditory-visual speech recognition in hearing-impaired listeners,” Invited Presentation, XIIIth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden, August 13-19, 1995.

 

Walden, B.E., Grant, K.W., and Cord, M.T. (1996). “Effects of amplification and speechreading on consonant recognition in persons with impaired hearing,” ASHA Leader, 1, 108(A).

 

Grant, K.W., Summers, V., and Leek, M.R. (1996). “Modulation rate discrimination by normal and hearing-impaired listeners,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 100, 2817(A).

 

Grant, K.W. (1997). “Relations among three measures of auditory-visual integration,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 101, 3200(A).

 

Grant, K.W., and Walden, B.E. (1997) “Considerations for the development and fitting of hearing aids for auditory-visual communication,” Second Biennial Hearing Aid Research and Development Conference, Bethesda, Maryland, September 22-24, 1997.

 

Grant, K.W., and Seitz, P.F. (1997).“The recognition of isolated words and words in sentences: Individual variability in the use of sentence context,” J. Acoust.Soc. Am. 102, 3132 (A).

 

Seitz, P.F., and Grant, K.W. (1997). “Computational approaches to relating consonant and sentence recognition test scores,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 102, 3137(A).

 

Grant, K.W., and Seitz, P.F. (1997). “The use of visible speech cues (speechreading) for directing auditory attention: Reducing temporal and spectral uncertainty in auditory detection of spoken sentences,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 103, 3018(A).

 

Seitz, P.F., and K.W. Grant, K.W. (1999).“Modality, perceptual encoding speed, and time-course of phonetic information,”AVSP99 Proceedings, Aug, 7-9, 1999, Santa Cruz, CA.

 

Grant, K.W. (2000). “The effect of speechreading on masked detection thresholds for spoken sentences,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 107, 2881(A).

 

Grant, K.W., and Greenberg, S. (2000). “Integration Efficiency for Speech Understanding Within and Across Sensory Modalities,” IHCON 2000, Aug, 23-27, Lake Tahoe, CA.

 

Grant, K.W., and Greenberg, S. (2001). “Speech intelligibility derived from asynchronous processing of auditory-visual information,”. AVSP2001 Proceedings, Sept, 7-9, Aalborg, Denmark.

 

Grant, K.W. (2001). Auditory‑Visual Integration: Implications for the New Millennium”, Central Institute for the Deaf, 2001, St. Louis, MO.

 

Van Wassenhove, V., Grant, K.W., and Poeppel, D. (2001). Timing of Auditory-Visual Integration in the McGurk Effect. Presented at the Society of Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, November, 2001, 488.

 

Van Wassenhove, V., Grant, K.W., and Poeppel, D. (2002). Temporal Integration in the McGurk Effect. Presented at the annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA,April, 146.

 

Grant, K.W. (2002). “Should visual cues (speechreading) be considered when fitting hearing aids?,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 111, 2354(A).

 

Grant, K.W. (2002). “It's about time: Presentation in honor of Ira Hirsh,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 111, 2401(A).

Grant, K.W. (2003). “Auditory supplements to speechreading,” Institute for Electronics, Information  and Communication Engineers (IEICE) and The Acoustical Society of Japan, Speech Dynamics by Ear, Eye, Mouth and Machine: An Interdisciplinary Workshop, Kyoto, Japan, 27 June, 2003.

 

Mesgarani, N., Grant, K.W., Shamma, S., and Duraiswami, R. (2003). “Augmented intelligibility in simultaneous multi-talker environments,” International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD), Boston, MA, 6-9 July, 2003.

 

Grant, K.W., and Greenberg, S. (2003). “Spectro-temporal interactions in auditory and auditory-visual speech processing,” Eurospeech 2003, “Time is of the Essence ‑‑ Dynamic Approaches to Spoken Language”, Geneva, Switzerland, 1-4 September, 2003.

 

Grant, K.W., van Wassenhove, V, and Poeppel, D. (2003). “Discrimination of auditory-visual synchrony,” International Speech Communication Association (ISCA) Tutorial and Research Workshop on Audio Visual Speech Processing (AVSP), St Jorioz France, 4-7 September, 2003 (pp. 31-35).

 

van Wassenhove, V., Grant, K.W., and Poeppel, D. (2003). “Electrophysiology of auditory-visual speech integration,” International Speech Communication Association (ISCA) Tutorial and Research Workshop on Audio Visual Speech Processing (AVSP), St Jorioz France, 4-7 September, 2003 (pp. 37-42).

 

Grant, K.W., and van Wassenhove, V. (2004).Spectro-temporal interactions in auditory-visual perception: How the eyes modulate what the ears hear,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 115, 2402.

Grant, K.W. (2004). “Auditory-visual integration and the impact of dual sensory impairments,” Dual Sensory Loss Consensus Conference, Office of Research and Development, Rehabilitation Research and Development, Veterans Administration, Portland, Oregon, 27-28 September, 2004.

Walden, T.C., Walden, B.E. Summers, W.V., and Grant, K.W. (2005). “A naturalistic approach to assessing hearing aid candidacy,” Convention 2005, American Academy of Audiology, Washington, D.C., March 30-April 2, 2005, p. 24.

 

Grant, K.W., Elhilali, M., Shamma, S.A., Walden, B.E., Cord, M.T., and Dittberner, A. (2005). “Predicting OMNI/DIR microphone preferences,”Convention 2005, American Academy of Audiology, Washington, D.C., March 30-April 2, 2005, p. 28.

Grant, K.W. (2005). “Frequency band-importance functions for auditory and auditory-visual speech recognition,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 117, 2424.

Grant, K.W., Summers, V., Elhilali, M., Cord, M.T., Surr, R.K., and Walden, B.E. (2006). “Predicting hearing aid microphone preferences in normal and hearing-impaired adults,” American Auditory Society 31, p. 26.

 

Grant, K.W. (2006). Frequency-band importance functions for auditory and auditory-visual speech by hearing-impaired adults,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 119, 3416-3417.

 

Grant, K.W. (2006). “Directional Technologies and Outcomes: Predicting OMNI/DIR Microphone Preferences”, invited talk presented at the State of the Science Conference on Hearing Enhancement, Gallaudet University, September 18-20, 2006, Washington, D.C.

 

Grant, K.W., and Bernstein, J.G.W. (2007). “Frequency Band-Importance Functions for Auditory and Auditory-Visual Sentence Recognition,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 121, 3044.

 

Grant, K.W., and Bernstein, J.G.W. (2007). “Effects of cross-spectral and cross-modal temporal synchrony on speech perception models of speech intelligibility”, Workshop on Temporal Dynamics in Speech and Hearing, August 26, Antwerp, Belgium.

 

Grant, K.W., Bernstein, J.G.W., and Grassi, E. (2007). “Models of speech perception: challenges and solutions”, International Symposium on Auditory and Audiological Research, August 29-31, Helsingør, Denmark.

 

Bernstein, J.G.W., and Grant, K.W. (2007). “Frequency dependence of the visual benefit to speech intelligibility in complex noise”, International Symposium on Auditory and Audiological Research, August 29-31, Helsingør, Denmark.

 

Summers, V., Makashay, M., Grassi, E., Grant, K.W., Bernstein, J.G.W., and Walden. B.E. (2007). “Toward an individual-specific model of impaired speech intelligibility”, Poster presented at the International Symposium on Auditory and Audiological Research, August 29-31, Helsingør, Denmark.

 

Grant, K.W., and Cord, M.T. (2008). “Understanding excessive SNR loss in hearing-impaired listeners,” American Auditory Society 2008 Meeting Program, 28-29.

 

Bernstein, J.G.W., and Grant, K.W. (2008). “Hearing-impaired listeners benefit from fluctuating maskers under auditory-visual conditions,” American Auditory Society 2008 Meeting Program, 13.

 

Bernstein, J.G., and Grant, K.W. (2008). “The role of temporal fine structure in speech source segregation,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 123, 3711.

 

Grant, K.W., Phatak, S.A., and Grassi, E. (2008). “Understanding the complex modulation spectrum for consonants and consonant features,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 123, 3933.

 

Grant, K.W., Walden, B.E., Surr, R.K., Cord, M.T., Summers, V., Bernstein, J.G., Elhilali, M., and Shamma, S.A. (2008). “Optimal Selection of Hearing Aid Parameters: General Principles and Examples,” Invited talk, Starkey Hearing Research Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, 2-3 September, 2008.

 

Phatak, S.A., and Grant, K.W. (2009). “Effect of Local Time Reversals on Consonant Identification,” Abstracts of the thirty-second annual midwinter meeting, ARO, vol. 32, #245, p. 84.

 

Gates, K.E., Grant, K.W., Cord, M.T., Summers, V., Phatak, S.A., Grantham, M.A.M, and Fallon, E. (2009). “Defining new criteria for army hearing profiles,” Joint Defense/Veterans Audiology Conference, March 2-4, Mesa, AZ, 2009, pg. 7.

 

Grant, K.W., and Cord, M.T. (2009). “An overview of the Army Audiology and Speech section, Walter Reed Army Medical Center,” invited talk presented at the Joint Defense/Veterans Audiology Conference, March 2-4, Mesa, AZ, 2009, pg. 15.

Grant, K.W., Phatak, S.A., and Canan J. (2010). “The Effect of Speech Rate on Consonant Feature Recognition,” American Auditory Society 2010 Meeting Program, 18.

 

Phatak, S.A., and Grant, K.W. (2010). “Phoneme identification in spectro-temporally modulated maskers: Effect of supra-threshold hearing impairment,” American Auditory Society 2010 Meeting Program, 22.

 

Grant, K.W., Summers, V., Bernstein, J.G.W., Phatak, S.A., Makashay, M.J., Grassi, E., and Golbarg, G. (2010).”Auditory models of suprathreshold distortion in persons with sensorineural hearing loss,” J. Acoust.Soc. Am. 127, 1847.

 

Books, Proceedings and Reviews

 

Walden, B.W., and Grant, K.W. (1993). “Research needs in rehabilitative audiology,” in J.G. Alpiner, and P.A. McCarthy (Eds.) Rehabilitative Audiology: Children and Adults, Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, MD (pp. 500-528).

 

Grant, K.W., and Walden, B.E. (1995).“Predicting auditory-visual speech recognition in hearing-impaired listeners,” Proceedings of the XIIIth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden, August 13-19, 1995, Vol. 3 (pp. 122-129).

 

Grant, K.W., and Seitz, P.F. (1998). “The use of visible speech cues (speechreading) for directing auditory attention: Reducing temporal and spectral uncertainty in auditory detection of spoken sentences,” Proceedings 16th International Congress on Acoustics and 135th Meeting Acoustical Society of America, 2335-2336.

 

Grant, K.W. (1999). Review of Hearing by Eye II: Advances in the Psychology of Speechreading and Auditory-Visual Speech, Edited by Ruth Campbell, Barbara Dodd, and Denis Burnham, Psychology Press, 1998. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 3 (pp. 319-320).

 

Seitz, P.F., and Grant, K.W. (1999).“Modality, perceptual encoding speed, and time-course of phonetic information,”AVSP99 Proceedings, Aug, 7-9, 1999, Santa Cruz, CA.

 

Grant, K., and Greenberg, S. (2001). “Speech intelligibility derived from asynchronous processing of auditory-visual information,”. AVSP2001 Proceedings, Sept, 7-9, Aalborg, Denmark.

 

Grant, K.W. (2003). “Auditory supplements to speechreading,” in Proceedings of the Institute for Electronics, Information  and Communication Engineers (IEICE) and The Acoustical Society of Japan, Speech Dynamics by Ear, Eye, Mouth and Machine: An Interdisciplinary Workshop, Kyoto, Japan, 27 June, 2003.

 

Mesgarani, N., Grant, K.W., Shamma, S., and Duraiswami, R. (2003). “Augmented intelligibility in simultaneous multi-talker environments,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD), Boston, MA, 6-9 July, 2003.

 

Grant, K.W., and Greenberg, S. (2003). “Spectro-temporal interactions in auditory and auditory-visual speech processing,” in Proceedings of Eurospeech, “Time is of the Essence ‑‑ Dynamic Approaches to Spoken Language”, Geneva, Switzerland, 1-4 September, 2003.

 

Grant, K.W., van Wassenhove, V., and Poeppel, D. (2003). “Discrimination of auditory-visual synchrony,” in Proceedings of the International Speech Communication Association (ISCA) Tutorial and Research Workshop on Audio Visual Speech Processing (AVSP), St Jorioz France, 4-7 September, 2003 (pp. 31-35).

 

van Wassenhove, V., Grant, K.W., and Poeppel, D. (2003). “Electrophysiology of auditory-visual speech integration,” in Proceedings of the International Speech Communication Association (ISCA) Tutorial and Research Workshop on Audio Visual Speech Processing (AVSP), St Jorioz France, 4-7 September, 2003 (pp. 37-42).

 

Walden, B.E., Surr, R.K., Cord, M.T., Grant, K.W., and Dyrlund, O. (2004). “Effect of signal-to-noise ratio on microphone preferences and benefit,” Proceedings of the 49th International Congress of Hearing Aid Acousticians (CD) - Frankfurt am Main (pp. 60-63).

 

Greenberg, S., Arai, T., and Grant, K.W. (2006). “The role of the temporal dynamics in understanding spoken language,” In P. Divenyi, S. Greenberg, and G. Meyer (Eds.), Dynamics of Speech Production and Perception, IOS Press, 2006 (pp. 171-190).

 

Grant, K.W., and Bernstein, J.G.W. (submitted). Cross-Spectral and Cross-Modality Coherence for Speech Understanding”, Proceedings on the Temporal Dynamics in Speech and Hearing, Antwerp, Belgium.

 

Bernstein, J.G.W., and Grant, K.W. (2008).Frequency importance functions for audiovisual speech and complex noise backgrounds,” 1st International Symposium on Auditory and Audiological Research (ISAAR 2007). T. Dau, J.M. Buchholz, J.M. Harte, T.U. Christiansen (Eds.). ISBN: 87-990013-1-4. Print: Centertryk A/S (pp. 365-374).Grant, K.W., Bernstein, J.G.W., and Grassi, E. (2008). Modeling auditory and auditory-visual speech intelligibility: Challenges and possible solutions”, 1st International Symposium on Auditory and Audiological Research (ISAAR 2007). T. Dau, J.M. Buchholz, J.M. Harte, T.U. Christiansen (Eds.). ISBN: 87-990013-1-4. Print: Centertryk A/S (pp. 47-57).

 

Summers, V., Makashay, M.J., Grassi, E., Grant, K.W., Bernstein, J.G.W., Walden, B.E., Leek, M.R., and Molis, M.R. (2008). Toward an individual-specific model of impaired speech intelligibility,” 1st International Symposium on Auditory and Audiological Research (ISAAR 2007). T. Dau, J.M. Buchholz, J.M. Harte, T.U. Christiansen (Eds.). ISBN: 87-990013-1-4. Print: Centertryk A/S (pp. 113-122).



References

 

Dr. Patricia K. Kuhl

The Bezos Family Foundation Endowed Chair on Early Childhood Learning

Co-Director, Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences

Director, NSF Science of Learning Center (LIFE)

Professor, Speech and Hearing Sciences, Mailstop 357920

University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195

Phone: (206) 685-1921

email: pkkuhl@u.washington.edu

URL: http://ilabs.washington.edu/kuhl/

 

Dr. Brian E. Walden

Army Audiology and Speech Center

Walter Reed Medical Center

Washington, D.C. 20307-5001

 

Shihab A. Shamma

Dept. of Electrical Engineering

University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

Phone: (301) 405-6842

email: sas@eng.umd.edu

URL: http://www.ee.umd.edu/faculty/sas.html

 

Marjorie R. Leek, Ph.D.

Senior Investigator and Deputy Director for Research

National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research

Portland VA Medical Center

 

Selected Course Work: Masters Program

 

Language Development, Vision Science, Speech Production Laboratory, Auditory Physiology, Psychoacoustics, Speech Acoustics, Speech Perception, Research Methods, Statistics, Perceptual Development, Circuits and Systems, Neural Basis of Speech and Hearing

 

 

Selected Course Work: Doctoral Program

 

Probability and Statistics, Psychoacoustics, Calculus I & II, Electroacoustics, Differential Equations, Biophysics of the Ear, Hearing Science, Acoustic Phonetics, Signal Detection Theory, Digital Signal Processing, Anatomy and Physiology, Physiological Basis of Acoustic Communication

 

Mini Seminars Taught:

 

Pitch Perception, Timbre Perception, Auditory Supplements toSpeechreading, Epidemiology and Probability

Awards, Grants, Fellowships (Awarded and Pending):

NIH FIRST Grant, Auditory Supplements to Speechreading

(1 R29 DC 00792-01A1 HAR) 5 Years, $350,000 (awarded)

 

Cooperative Research and Development Award (CRDA), International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley, CA, Spectro-Temporal Properties of Auditory-Visual Integration for Understanding Spoken Language, 1 Year (2/1/2000-9/30/2001), $15,000 (awarded).

 

NIH R01 Grant, Auditory Supplements to Speechreading

(2 R01 DC00792-06A1) Competitive Renewal, 5 Years, $921,811 (Pending).

 

NSF Information Technology Research (NSF 99-167), Auditory‑Visual Integration for Improved Human / Machine Interaction, 3 Years, $499,826 (submitted)

 

DARPA Augmented Cognition (BAA #01-38), Customizable Audio User-Interfaces for Augmented Cognition, 3 Years, $2,180,037 (Pending).

 

Cooperative Research and Development Award (CRDA), International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley, CA, Spectro-Temporal Properties of Auditory-Visual Integration for Understanding Spoken Language, 1 Year (2/1/2000-9/30/2001), $15,000 (awarded).

 

Oticon Foundation, Auditory Modeling to Improve Suprathreshold Perception in Persons with Impaired Hearing, 3-year Research Grant Application, $1,812,768 (awarded).

 

Health Promotion and Prevention Initiatives (HPPI), US Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive medicine (USACHPPM), Evaluating Critical Hearing Abilities for Maximizing Operational Success, 1 Year Research Grant  Application, $75,000 (awarded).

Army Hearing Program (USACHPPM). $1500-2500K annually, recurring FY 2010-2014 (awarded).

 

Professional Societies:

 

Member Acoustical Society of America (JASA)

Member American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA)

Member American Auditory Society (AAS) 

Currently serving as an active reviewer for JASA, JSHR, P&P, JEP, JAAA, Audiology, and Ear and Hearing.