Neuroakustik

Stephan Ernst
Dr. rer. nat.

Group member until December 2008

Current position:
Research Associate
Department of Experimental Psychology,
University of Cambridge,Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK

Research area:

  • Psychoacoustics of hearing for normal hearing and hearing impeared listeners
  • Modelling loudness and auditory object perception using nonlinear signal processing strategies
  • FMRI evidence of neural correlates of psychoacoustic performance for human listeners



Stephan Heise
Dr. rer. nat.

Group member until winter 2009/2010

Current Position:
Research Associate
Department of Semiconductor Physics (GRECO)
University of Oldenburg

Research area:

  • Measuring threshold fine structure.
  • Detecting and quantifying cochlear fine structure.
  • The impact of threshold fine structure on modulation perception.
  • Higher-order modulations.



Alice Hoffmann
Diplom-Physikerin

Group member until autumn 2010

Research area:

  • Vibration Perception





Hendrike Klein-Hennig
Bachelor of Engineering

Group member until spring 2009

Research area:

  • Across frequency processing with time-varying spectra.





Katrin Meisenbacher
Master of Science in "Hörtechnik und Audiologie"

Group member until autumn 2010

Research area:

  • DPOAE and threshold fine structure



Jan Rennies
Master of Science in Engineering Physics

Group member until fall 2009

Current Position:
Researcher Hearing, Speech and Audio Technology
Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology
Haus des Hörens - Marie-Curie-Strasse 2 - 26129 Oldenburg

 Research area:

  • Models and evaluation of (binaural) speech intelligibility
  • Perception and modeling of dynamic loudness
  • Masking
  • Effects of hearing impairment



Sarah Stefanowicz
Bachelor of Science in Physics

Group member until summer 2010

Research area:

  • Pitch strength
  • Loudness perception





Christian Harm Uhlig
Diplom-Physiker

Current Position:
PhD Student
Medical Radiation Physics
University of Oldenburg and Pius-Hospital OIdenburg

Group member until summer 2010

Research area:

  • Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)
  • Combination of monaural and binaural object-binding mechanisms



Jutta Volmer
Diplom-Physikerin

Group member until summer 2009

Research area:

  • Modulation perception