Curriculum Vitae Olov Engwall Born May 27th 1972 Present employment 2012: Professor in Speech Communication at the Department of Speech, Music and Hearing, KTH. Date of appointment July 1st 2012. Previous periods of employment (including periods of leave of absence) 2011: Lecturer in Speech Communication at the Department of Speech, Music and Hearing, KTH. Date of appointment February 10th, 2011. 2004–2010: Junior research fellow (forskarassistent) at the Department of Speech, Music and Hearing, KTH. Date of appointment November 1st, 2004. 2004: Researcher at the Centre for Speech Technology, KTH, February–October 2004. 2003–04: Post-­‐doctoral researcher at Laboratoire de Phonologie, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, February 2003–January 2004. 1998–2003: Research engineer at the Centre for Speech Technology, KTH, February 1998–January 2003. Doctoral student February 1998–June 2002. Leave of absence Parental leave for approximately 21 months 2007-­‐2012 Academic degrees including year of graduation Academic degree/level Year(s) Institution and location KTH, Stockholm, Sweden Field Master of Science 1998 Engineering Physics, 303 ETCS credits 1997–2000 Stockholm University, Sweden Courses in Linguistics & Phonetics, 90 ETCS PhD 2002 KTH, Stockholm, Sweden Speech Communication Docent 207 KTH, Stockholm, Sweden Speech Communication Research achievements List of publications Ten selected publications Koniaris, C., Salvi, G., and Engwall, O. (2013). On Mispronunciation Analysis of Individual Foreign Speakers Using Auditory Periphery Models. Speech Communication, 55(5), 691-­‐706. Ananthakrishnan, G., Engwall, O. Neiberg, D. (2012). Exploring the Predictability of Non-­‐ unique Acoustic-­‐to-­‐Articulatory Mappings. IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing. Vol. 20, No. 10, pp. 2672-­‐2682 Ananthakrishnan, G. and Engwall, O. (2011). Mapping between Acoustic and Articulatory Gestures. Speech Communication, 53, 567-­‐589. Engwall, O. (2011a). Analysis of and feedback on phonetic features in pronunciation training with a virtual teacher. Computer Assisted Language Learning, pp. 37-­‐64. Engwall, O. (2011b). Augmented Reality Talking Heads as a Support for Speech Perception and Production. In Nee, A. (Ed.), Augmented Reality – Some Emerging Application Areas. InTech, Rijeca, Croatia. Kjellström, H. & Engwall, O. (2009). Audiovisual-­‐to-­‐articulatory inversion. In Speech Communication, 51(3), 195-­‐209. Engwall O. & Bälter O. (2007). Pronunciation feedback from real and virtual language teachers. In Journal of Computer Assisted Language Learning, 20(3), 235–262. Engwall, O. (2006). Assessing MRI measurements: Effects of sustenation, gravitation and coarticulation. In Harrington, J. and Tabain, M. (eds) Speech Production: Models, Phonetic Processes and Techniques, Psychology Press, New York, 301–314. Engwall, O. (2003). Combining MRI, EMA & EPG measurements in a three-­‐dimensional tongue model, In Speech Communication, 41 (2-­‐3), 303–329. Engwall, O., Bälter, O., Öster, A-­‐M. & Kjellström, H. (2006). Designing the user interface of the computer-­‐based speech training system ARTUR based on early user tests. In Journal of Behavioural and Information Technology, 25(4), 353–365. Full listing on http://www.speech.kth.se/publications/show_by_author.php?author=Engwall Grants appropriated since 2006 Research council funds. 2008: Computer-­‐animated language teachers (CALATEA), Swedish Research Council (VR), 2.1 MSEK. Grant holder. 2006: Audiovisual Detection of Errors in Pronunciation Training (ADEPT), Swedish Research Council (VR), 225 kSEK. Grant holder. 2005: Multimodal encouragement signals in computer-­‐based speech training, Magnus Bergvall foundation, 40kSEK. Grant holder. Funding from EU, trusts or other sources 2012: EUNISON: European Commission 6th Framework, Future and Emerging Technologies, 1.3 M€. Partners: KTH, Fundacio Privada Universitat i Tecnologia, Friedrich-­‐Alexander-­‐Universität Erlangen Nürnberg, Centre Internacional de Metodes Numerics En Enginyeria, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique. Project leader Sten Ternström, KTH. Work package leader. 2005: Audiovisual Speech Inversion (ASPI), European Commission 6th Framework, Future and Emerging Technologies, 1.6 M€. Project leader Yves Laprie, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS). Co-­‐Applicants: Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (NTUA), Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (KTH), Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). Funding from CSC, KTH 2011: Small Visionary Project at CSC, KTH (“SVP Voice”): (650 kSEK from CSC and 75 kSEK from the MBM platform). Principal investigators: Sten Ternström, Olov Engwall, Örjan Ekenberg, Johan Hoffman. 2009: Young faculty grant to support a doctoral student, School of Computer Science and Communication, KTH, 1.6 MSEK. Grant holder. Educational activities Graduate education Doctoral students Gopal Ananthakrishnan (January 2012). Principal supervisor. Preben Wik (May 2011). Assistant supervisor. Christos Koniaris (October 2012). Principal supervisor. Doctoral students supervised at present Andreas Selamtzis (assistant supervisor), 2012– Graduate courses Course responsible, lecturer and developer of the national graduate course in Speech Synthesis, 7.5 ECTS, (2005 & 2008) Lecturer in the Nordic Network PhD course for MultiModal Interfaces, Tampere, 2002. Undergraduate education Degree project works Antonios Skevofylax (2012) Development of a computer game for language learning. 30 ETCS Tian-­‐Lin Gu (2011) Adapting computer game elements to computer assisted language learning. 30 ETCS Sebastien Picard (2010). A framework for automatic error detection of Swedish vowels based on audiovisual data. Supervisor. 30 ETCS. Elina Eriksson (2005). User-­‐based design recommendations for a computer based speech training system. Assistant supervisor. 30 ETCS. Undergraduate courses 2008– Course responsible for DT2140 Multimodal interaction and interfaces 2007– 09, 2010: Course responsible for DT2112 Speech technology Numerous guest lectures in other KTH courses (e.g., DT1174 Ljud som informationsbärare; Mönsterigenkänning) and the Stockholm University course in Applications of phonetic research . Teaching assistant in the course in “Elementary Algebra” for students of Engineering Physics, KTH, 1996. Own pedagogical training 15 ECTS in courses in the theory of higher education, 9LF002 & 9L4003 Learning and Teaching 1-­‐2, 2005 and 2006 KTH course for doctoral student supervisors, 2006 Exchange with the research community Conference organization 2011: Organizing committee for International Conference on Audiovisual Speech Processing (AVSP), Volterra, Italy, 31 August – 3 September 2011 2012: Chair for the International Symposium on Automatic Detection of Errors in Pronunciation Training (IS ADEPT), Stockholm, 6-­‐8 June 2012 2009–2012: Review Committee member for ICASSP (International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing). Summarizing reviews and recommending the area chair on accept/reject decisions. Invited speaker at conferences since 2006 Key-­‐note speaker at the international workshop on “Speech and Face to Face Communication”, Grenoble, 2008. Invited speaker at special session “Talking Heads in Pronunciation training” at Interspeech 2008, Brisbane. Invited speaker at the workshop “Ansikte mot ansikte” at Linköping University, 2006. Invited lectures 1999 Institut de la Communication Parlée, INPG, Grenoble 2001 Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Berlin 2001 Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University 2002 Department for Computer Sciences, University of Rostock 2002 Department of Phonetics, Lund University 2003 LORIA, Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique, Nancy 2005 the Vocal Tract Visualization Laboratory, University of Maryland, Baltimore 2006 2006 LORIA, Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique, Nancy Department of Information Technology, University of Cairo 2009 Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University Membership of academies and boards 2009–2012: Member of the IEEE Speech and Language Processing Technical Committee. Assignments as public examiner/opponent. Youssef Ben Atef, GIPSA, INPG, Grenoble, France, October 2011 Alfons Martinez del Hoyo Canterla, Trondheim, Norway, May 2012 Farzaneh Ahmadi, University of Singapore, June 2012 Appointments as member of PhD examination committee Alireza Tavakoli Targhi, School of Computer Science and Communication, KTH, November 2009. Christine Ericsdotter, Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University, November 2005. Quality referee for graduate theses Doctoral thesis by Marco Fabiani, School of Computer Science and Communication, KTH, April 2011. Licentiate thesis by Christos Koniaris, School of Electrical Engineering, KTH, October 2009. Doctoral thesis by Kjetil Falkenberg Hansen, School of Computer Science and Communication, KTH, November 2009. Quality referee for research applications Riksbankens Jubileumsfond 2010. Review assignments Estimated total number of reviews. Journals Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (4), Journal of Phonetics (6), Speech Communication (10), Acoustica (1), International Journal of Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics (1), IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing (4); EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech and Music Processing (1), IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing (1), Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research (1), Computer Assisted Language Learning (2). Conferences Interspeech (19), International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (16), International Speech Production Seminar (8), ISCA Workshop on Speech and Language Technology in Education (11), IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASP) (21), European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO) (1). Publishers Psychology Press, New York (2); Wiley and Sons Ltd (1); Cambridge University Press (1). National and international awards. 2004: The international Christian Benoît Award (http://www.icp.inpg.fr/ICP/prix-­‐ cb.en.html) for the work on the virtual language tutor ARTUR. 2003: Hans Werthén scholarship, Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA). 2000–1: Scholarship from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (KVA). 1997: McKinsey Award “For consistently seeking positions where he constructively leveraged his leadership skills, combined with a strong academic record at the Royal Institute of Technology“. Administration and leadership Administration of education and pedagogical leadership 2012-­‐ : vice Dean of Undergraduate Education at the School of Computer Science and Communication, KTH 2008–2010: Director of undergraduate studies at the Department of Speech, Music and Hearing, KTH. 2008–2010: Master thesis coordinator at the Department of Speech, Music and Hearing, KTH. Membership of university boards or councils 2012: Member of the steering committee at CSC 2011– Member of the KTH faculty staff committee (“Fakultetens förtroenderåd”) 2012– Member of the CSC council for undergraduate education (“Grundutbildningsrådet”). 2012– Member of the KTH council for undergraduate education (“GA-­‐möten”) 2009–2012: Member of the KTH faculty staff committee (“Fakultetskollegiet”) 2008-­‐2010: Co-­‐opted member of the CSC council for undergraduate education (Grundutbildningsrådet). Experiences within the Student Union at KTH 1998 1996–98 Responsible for the introduction of the new students at Engineering Physics, KTH Manuscript responsible and board member of the student play Fysikalen, KTH 1997 Student representative to the election of KTH rector. 1996 Member of Kårfullmäktige (the Student parliament) and Kårutskottet (the Presidents’ board) of the Students union at KTH 1996 President of the section for Engineering Physics of the Students union at KTH Leadership training 2012: “Ledarskap steg 1: Chefsintroduktion”, KTH 2012: “Ledarskap för lektorer”, KTH Activities connected with university "third mission" Publications Engwall, O. (2012). Datoranimerade talande ansikten. In Adelswärd, V., & Forstorp, P-A. (Eds.), Människans ansikten: Emotion, interaktion och konst. Carlssons Bokförlag. Engwall, O. (2008). Bättre tala än texta – talteknologi nu och i framtiden. In Domeij, R. (Ed.), Tekniken bakom språket, 98–118. Stockholm: Norstedts Akademiska Förlag. 2011-­‐12: Popular science lectures on speech technology for visiting high school or college pupils 2009: Popular science lecture about spoken human-­‐computer interaction at the Family day at the School of Computer Science and Communication, KTH. 2008: Interviewed on CNN World Report (http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2008/06/12/World.report.techn ology.cnn). 2007: Lecture at “Mångkulturdagarna”, Råslätt bibliotek, Jönköping 2006: Lecture at the workshop “Ansikte mot ansikte” at Linköping University. 2005: Presentation at a theme day on support for the disabled arranged by Hjälpmedelsinstitutet. 2001: Interviewed on Swedish Television, Utbildningsradion. Numerous presentations about speech technology for high school students and other visitors to KTH.