Heejin Kim

 Heejin Kim

Contact Information

405 N. Mathews Ave
M/C 251
Urbana, IL 61801
Research Assistant Professor

Research Interests

  • Experimental Phonetics; Speech Production and Perception; Motor Speech Disorder; Translational Research

Research Description

Dr Kim's research focuses on (1) understanding the acoustic and perceptual correlates of segmental and prosodic categories in normal speech, (2) understanding the nature of acoustic degradation in motor speech disorder and its impact on speech intelligibility, and (3) developing evidence-based communication aids that are effective and functional in real-world situations for people with communication disorders.

 

Selected Publications

Book Contributions

Kim, Heejin, and Mark Hasegawa-Johnson Comparing Human and Computer Adaptation to Dysarthric Speech Signal and Acoustic Modeling for Speech and Communication Disorders, De Gruyter series on Speech Technology and Text Mining in Medicine and Healthcare edited by Hemant Patil, edited by Manisha Kulshreshtha, edited by Amy Neustein. Comparing Human and Computer Adaptation to Dysarthric Speech Edited by Hemant Patil, Edited by Manisha Kulshreshtha, Edited by Amy Neustein, 2018.

Journal Articles

Kim, Heejin Familiarization effects on consonant intelligibility in dysarthric speech Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica 67 5 2015, p. 245-252.
Kim, Heejin, and Suzanne Nanney Familiarization effects on word intelligibility in dysarthric speech Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica 66 5 2014, p. 258-264.