Prof. Dr. ir. Emanuël Habets

Research Interests

  • Statistical signal processing
  • Spatial audio and acoustic signal processing
  • Spatial sound recording and reproduction
  • Speech enhancement (dereverberation, noise reduction, echo reduction)
  • Sound localization and tracking
  • Acoustic vector-sensor array processing

Current Events and News

  • 12.2014: We are pleased to welcome Prof. Sharon Gannot who is visiting our group from 8.12 until 16.12.

  • 12.2014: The paper "Late reverberant spectral variance estimation based on a statistical model" by Emanuel Habets, Israel Cohen and Sharon Gannot received the 2014 SPS Signal Processing Letters Best Paper Award.

  • 09.2014: Congratulations to Maja Taseska for receiving the Best Student Paper Award for her paper "A subspace-based perspective on spatial filtering performance with distributed and co-located microphone arrays", presented at the ITG Conference on Speech Communication.

  • 09.2014: Congratulations to Sebastian Braun for receiving the Best Student Paper Award for his paper "Multichannel dereverberation for hearing aids with interaural coherence preservation", presented at the International Workshop on Acoustic Signal Enhancement (IWAENC).

  • 09.2014: Congratulations to Oliver Thiergart for receiving the Best Student Paper Award for his paper "An Acoustical Zoom Based on Informed Spatial Filtering", presented at the International Workshop on Acoustic Signal Enhancement (IWAENC).

  • 04.2014: Congratulations to Maja Taseska for receiving the Luise Prell Award by the Luise Prell Foundation for her M.Sc. Thesis “Informed MMSE-based Spatial Filtering”.

  • 10.2013: Congratulations to Maja Taseska for receiving the Best Student Paper Award for her paper "Spotforming using distributed microphone arrays", presented at the IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA).