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Chin-Tuan Tan

Associate Professor
ECSN 4.208
The University of Texas at Dallas
800 West Campbell Road
Richardson, TX 75080, USA
Phone: 972-883-4238
Mailstop: EC33

Cochlear Implant Laboratory, ECSN 4.414/4.418

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Chin-Tuan Tan

Associate Professor


PhD, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore


Dr. Chin-Tuan Tan joined the Electrical Engineering department at UT Dallas in August 2016. Prior to joining UT Dallas, he was Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology, New York University and, an Adjunct Associate Professor in the ECE Department at Polytechnic Institute of NYU. From 2000 to 2004, he was a Research Associate under Auditory Perception Group in the Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge (UK). Thereafter, he was invited as a Visiting Scientist to the School of Information Science in JAIST(Japan) between 2004 and 2005.

Dr. Tan is a member of the Acoustical Society of America, Auditory Research Organization and Audio Engineering Society. Since 2000, Dr. Tan's research has been funded by grants from the Nokia Research Institute (Tampere, Finland), the Hearing Health Foundation (USA), the National Institutes of Health (USA), the Urban Development Board (Singapore), and Telecommunication Companies. Dr. Tan's research has also received technical and in-kind support from cochlear implant and hearing aid companies as well as telecommunication companies and research centers.

Research/Teaching Interests

Speech and music signal processing, audio engineering, assistive hearing devices (implantable/non-implantable), psychoacoustics & physiological acoustics, auditory neuroscience analysis & modeling, medical instrumentation & systems, and functional imaging.