Dr Stuart Cunningham

BEng, PhD

Division of Human Communication Sciences, Health Sciences School

Senior Lecturer

s.cunningham@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 2421

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Dr Stuart Cunningham
Division of Human Communication Sciences, Health Sciences School
362 Mushroom Lane
Sheffield
S10 2TS
Profile

Dr Cunningham is a senior lecturer in Human Communication Sciences. Prior to joining the department he worked as a research associate in the department of Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering at Barnsley Hospital.

He has previously worked as a research associate in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Sheffield.

He obtained a BEng in Software Engineering and PhD in Computer Science from the University of Sheffield.

Research interests

Robust automatic speech recognition. The use of speech technology in assistive technology and speech and language therapy.

  • Auditory-inspired representations of speech signals and their application in automatic speech recognition.

  • The perception of speech in adverse acoustic conditions.

Current projects

  • Speech Therapy through Articulation Therapy - with Mark Hawley, Peter Cudd, Rebecca Palmer, and Pam Enderby.
    University of Sheffield.
  • Natural Speech Technology - PI Steve Renals (University of Edinburgh). EPSRC Programme Grant.
  • Voice Input Voice Output Communication Aid - PI Mark Hawley. NIHR i4i programme.
  • Development of test of audio visual speech perception for children - with Dilys Treharne and Harriet Crook. British Society of Audiology.

Collaborators

  • Mark Hawley, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield.
  • Pam Enderby, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield.
  • Phil Green, Department of Computer Science, The University of Sheffield.
Publications

Journal articles

Chapters

Conference proceedings papers