Awards

  • Best Paper Award of the International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx) for the paper "Optimized velvet-noise decorrelator", by Sebastian Schlecht and Benoit Alary, Vesa Välimäki and Emanuël Habets, 2018.
  • Best Peer-Reviewed Paper Award of the AES International Conference on Audio for Virtual and Augmented Reality for the paper "Audio quality evaluation in virtual reality: Multiple stimulus ranking with behavior tracking", by Olli Rummukainen, Thomas Robotham, Axel Plinge, Sebastian Schlecht, Jürgen Herre and Emanuël Habets, 2018.
  • Best Student Paper Award of the IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA) for the paper "Broadband DOA estimation using convolutional neural networks trained with noise signals", by Soumitro Chakrabarty and Emanuël Habets, 2017.
  • Best Paper Award of the IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA) for the paper "Blind microphone geometry calibration using one reverberant speech event" by Offer Schwartz, Axel Plinge, Emanuël Habets and Sharon Gannot, 2017.
  • The "Speech Enhancement" lecture by Prof. Habets was rated as the 3rd best elective course of the Faculty of Engineering at the FAU, Winter Semester 2016/2017.
  • 2014 SPS Signal Processing Letters Best Paper Award for the paper “Late reverberant spectral variance estimation based on a statistical model” by Emanuël Habets, Sharon Gannot and Israel Cohen, 2014.
  • Best Student Paper Award of the ITG Conference on Speech Communication for the paper “A subspace-based perspective on spatial filtering performance with distributed and co-located microphone arrays” by Maja Taseska and Emanuël Habets, 2014.
  • Best Student Paper Award of the International Workshop on Acoustic Signal Enhancement (IWAENC) for the paper “Multichannel dereverberation for hearing aids with interaural coherence preservation” by Sebastian Braun, Matteo Torcoli, Daniel Marquardt, Emanuël Habets and Simon Doclo, 2014.
  • Best Student Paper Award of the International Workshop on Acoustic Signal Enhancement (IWAENC) for the paper “An acoustical zoom based on informed spatial filtering” by Oliver Thiergart, Konrad Kowalczyk and Emanuël Habets, 2014.
  • Best Student Paper Award of the IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA) for the paper “Spotforming using distributed circular microphone arrays” by Maja Taseska and Emanuël Habets, 2013.