Current Research Team:

Prof. John H.L. Hansen


Coordinator of Center for Robust Speech Systems - UTDrive Lab

Associate Dean for Research, Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science

Professor of Electrical Engineering, Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science

Distinguished University Endowed Chair in Telecommunications Engineering

IEEE Fellow, ISCA Fellow, IEEE SLTC Chair

Yongkang Liu

Research Assistant

2015-2017 MS, 2017-Present PhD

Driver Behavior Modelling, ADAS Advancement, Autonomous Driving


Dr. Yang Zheng

Research Assistant

2013-2018 PhD

Driver Behevior Modeling, CAN-Bus Signal Processing

Now in Aptiv Plc, USA

Dr. Navid Shokouhi

Research Assistant

2011-2016 PhD

Voice Conversion, Speech Synthesis

Dr. Amardeep Sathyanarayana

Research Assistant

2006-2008 MS, 2011-2014 PhD

Human Machine Interaction, Driver Assistance Systems

Now in Texas Instruments, USA

Dr. Pongtep Angkititrakul



Now in Robert Bosch GmbH, USA

Dr. Pinar Boyraz



Now in Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Dr. Wooil Kim



Now in University of Incheon, Korea

Dr. Murat Akbacak



Now in Apple, USA

Tao Yu

Research Assistant

2007-2011 PhD

Speech Processing

Now in Qualcomm, USA

Xuebo(Jamie) Yang

Research Assistant

2008-2010 MS

Computer Vision, Machine Learning

Now in Amazon, USA

Undergraduate Senior Design:

Senior Design Team in 2008

Senior Design Team in 2008

  • Chance Kelly (2008, Microphone array construction)
  • Jeong Hee Kim (2008, Microphone array production)
  • Kevin Derischebourg (2008, Voice over IP)
  • Jeffrey Leinbaugh (2008, Speaker identification)
  • Sean Stixrud (2008, Beam Formation)
  • Senior Design Team in 2007

    Senior Design Team in 2007

  • Sang Jo Choi (2007, Data Collection)
  • Dong Gu Kwak (2007, Data Collection)
  • Tae Hwan Kim (2007, Microphone array circuit design)
  • Senior Design Team in 2006

    Senior Design Team in 2006

  • Levi Travis Noecker (2006, Hardware Configuration)
  • Tyler Creek (2006, Hardware Configuration)
  • Paul Grein (2006, Logistic Components)
  • Jeremy Hayes (2006, Microphone Array)
  • Peter-Daniel Moreno (2006, Driving Simulation)