Abeer Alwan


Abeer Alwan
Professor and Vice Chair, Undergraduate Affairs
Primary Area: Signals & Systems

Office: 66-147G Engr. IV
Phone: (310) 206-2231
Research Lab: Speech Processing and Auditory Perception Laboratory


Research and Teaching Interests:

Digital speech processing, noise robust speech recognition, models of speech production and perception

Awards and Recognitions


2016-2019Elected Member, IEEE Signal Processing Society Board of Governors
2016Distinguished Engineering Educator Award, Engineer’s Council
2015-2018Elected Member, Intl. Speech Assoc. Soc. (ISCA) Advisory Board
2012Distinguished Lecturer, Asia Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association
2011-2015Member and Vice Chair, IEEE Awards Board Review Committee
2011Fellow, International Speech Communication Association (ISCA)
2009-2011ISCA Distinguished Lecturer
2008Fellow, IEEE Signal Processing Society
2008Keynote Speaker, Interspeech,  Australia
Chair, IEEE James L. Flanagan Speech and Audio Signal Processing Award Committee
Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
2003Fellow, Acoustical Society of America
1997Okawa Foundation Award in Telecommunications
1995NSF Career Development Award
1994UCLA-TRW Excellence in Teaching Award
1994NIH FIRST Career Development Award
1993NSF Research Initiation Award, 1993-1996
Selected Publications