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Led by Dr. Jun Wang, assistant professor of Biomedical Engineering and Communication Sciences and Disorders, the UT Dallas Speech Disorders & Technology Lab (SDTL) is dedicated to develop assistive speech technology and to conduct basic speech science and disorders research. This research also includes speech motor control for silent speech or dysarthria speech, motor speech disorders (e.g., due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), and neural patterns in speech. Machine learning is heavily used in all projects. The labs are located at the UT Dallas main campus in Richardson and the UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.


What's New?


  • The 2019 Callier Prize Conference is open for registration (free), Callier Dallas, April 16, 2019.
  • Debadatta received the Best Student Paper Award for his fMRI paper from BI 2018. Congratulations!
  • Dr. Wang serves as a co-Investigator on a NIH R01 grant for a developmental language disorder project (PI: Goffman).
  • Dr. Wang received a subcontract of an NIH R01 grant that is awarded to UT Southwestern to support a voice simulation project (PI: Mau).
  • A Nature Outlook article features the ALS diagnosis research in the lab.