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Phonetics grad student Hao Yi completes his PhD and heads to industry

Phonetics grad student Hao Yi completed his PhD this summer, where he successfully defended his dissertation "Lexical Tone Gestures", where he experimentally studied lexical f0 control in Mandarin within the framework of Articulatory Phonology.

The tired but happy Hao is shown here with members of his thesis committee - from left to right: Dr. Draga Zec, Hao's thesis advisor Dr. Sam Tilsen, and Dr. Abby Cohn.
Hao is now working as a Speech and Data Scientist at Nuance Communications, Inc. in Mahwah, New Jersey. At Nuance, he is using his knowledge of linguistics and statistics to improve speech applications for understanding human language.

29th August 2017

The Linguistics Department Survives Eclipse!

The assembled Linguistics Department enjoyed the solar eclipse today - and no one was blinded.

22nd August 2017

Katherine Blake presents at Indiana University Spring Conference

On April 8, 2017 Katherine Blake gave a talk on "Rhoticity in Cajun French" to the Indiana University Linguistics Club, as part of the Indiana University Spring Conference

8th April 2017

Katherine Blake presents poster at the 171st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America

Katherine Blake presented a poster titled "Region, gender, and within-category variation in American English voiced stops" at the 171st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, held May 23-27, 2016.  

 Katherine co-authored this poster with Elston, A., Blake, K., Berkson, K., Strickler, A., Herd, W., Cariño, J., and Torrence, D.

25th May 2016