Urbana, IL 61801
Experimental Phonetics; Speech Production and Perception; Motor Speech Disorder; Translational Research
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.
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. 2018.
Kim, Heejin. "Familiarization effects on consonant intelligibility in dysarthric speech." Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, vol. 67, no. 5, 2015, p. 245-252.
Kim, Heejin, and Suzanne Nanney. "Familiarization effects on word intelligibility in dysarthric speech." Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, vol. 66, no. 5, 2014, p. 258-264.