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Andrew Singer


Primary Affiliation

Computational Imaging


Status Affiliate Faculty

Home Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Phone 244-9263


Address B420E Beckman Institute, 405 North Mathews Avenue

  • Biography


    • Ph.D., electrical engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1996

  • Honors
    • 2022: Best Student Paper Award (co-authored with PhD Advisee), POMA Student Paper Competition, Acoustical Society of America, Nashville Meeting, “Measuring and Exploiting the Locally Linear Mapping Between Relative Transfer Functions and Array deformations.”

    • 2020: Microsoft AI for Accessibility Award

    • 2020: Best Student Paper Presentation (co-authored with Post-Doctoral Advisee), 179th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (“Dynamic range compression of signal mixtures”)

    • 2019: Best Student Paper Award (co-authored with PhD Advisee), Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics, (“Motion-tolerant beamforming with deformable microphone arrays”)

    • 2018: Amazon Alexa Innovation Fellow

    • 2017: Best Student Paper Award (co-authored with PhD advisee), Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers

    • 2016: Appointed as Technical University of Munich Institute for Advanced Study (TUM-IAS) Fellow, for visitors who "have a great international reputation as scientists or engineers and who have the intention to engage in an effective collaboration with researchers in the institute,"

  • Research

    Research Interests:

    • Signal processing

    • Communication systems

    • Machine learning algorithms and systems

    • Sonar/lidar/optical signal processing

    • Financial modeling and algorithms, optical communications

    • Wireline/wireless communications

    • Underwater acoustic communications sensing and localization

    • Decision making/aggregation systems

    • Augmented listening and audio processing

    • Robotics

  • 2019

    • Massive Distributed Microphone Array Dataset Corey, R. M. (Creator), Skarha, M. D. (Creator), Singer, A. C. (Creator), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Oct 19 2019 DOI: 10.13012/B2IDB-6216881_V1


    • L. Franzoni, N. Gentile, A.H. Kachel, and A.C. Singer, "Planning Academic Maker Spaces: Models for Successful Experience-Based Learning Environments," Society for College and University Planning, (SCUP) Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, 2018.
    • Wearable Microphone Impulse Responses Corey, R. M. (Creator), Tsuda, N. (Creator), Singer, A. C. (Creator), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Nov 20 2018 DOI: 10.13012/B2IDB-1932389_V1