Fatima Husain has joined the Beckman Institute as a faculty member in the Human Perception and Performance group.
Husain is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Science at the University of Illinois. She earned a Ph.D. in Cognitive and Neural Systems from Boston University in 1999.
Husain's research focuses on auditory, speech, and language processing in the brain using fMRI neuroimaging and computational modeling techniques. Her research was recently expanded to include the study of disorders such as tinnitus (ringing in the ear) that is typically associated with hearing loss.