Research Interests

Multimodality in speech communication

acoustic, articulatory, visual, body gestures related to speech (head, arms, hands, posture, eye gaze), synchronization, interaction.

Audiovisual Speech

Expressive Audiovisual Speech Synthesis, Analysis and Perception, Talking Head, Intelligibility Assessment, Visual Speech, Coarticulation Modeling.

Speech Production

Multimodal data Acquisition, Articulatory Modeling, Acoustic-to-Articulatory Inversion, Arabic Language, Pharyngealization, Articulatory Phonetics.

Language Acquisition and learning

Second Language Learning using Speech Production and Audiovisual Techniques

MultiMod Platform

Multimodal data acquisition platform used for speech production and audiovisual speech analysis and synthesis.