Education

Post-Doctoral Research – University of California at Santa Barbara, ECE Department
UCSB ECE Dept., Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Ph.D.: Fall 2000 – Fall 2001
Researching in the area of Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP).

Ph.D. – University of California at Santa Barbara, ECE Department
UCSB ECE Dept., Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Ph.D.: Oct 1995 – Fall 2000
Graduate Student Researcher: Signal Compression Lab. supervised by Prof. Allen Gersho
Ph.D. Reseach: Analysis-by-Synthesis Waveform Interpolative Coding of Speech at Low Bit Rates
Teaching Assistant: Digital Communications, and Topics in Speech Coding
PC system manager of the Signal Compression Laboratory in UCSB

M.Sc.E.E. – Drexel University, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
32nd and Chestnut Sts. Philadelphia, PA 19104
Master of Science: Oct 1992; Cum Laude
GPA: 4.0
Teaching Assistant: Digital Signal Processing, Digital filters and Laboratory (included two recitations every week)
M.Sc. Thesis : “Low Delay CELP Wide Band Speech Coding at 32 kbps”.
The research was performed in AT&T Bell Labs, Murray Hill .

B.Sc.E.E. – Ben-Gurion University, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
P.O.box 653 Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
Bachelor of Science: June 1988; Cum Laude
Electrical Engineer (DSP, Computers, Communications)
GPA: 3.6; Class Standing: Top 3%
Dean’s List: 1987-8, 1986-7 and 1985-6
B.Sc. Project : “A Speaker-Independent Speech Recognition System based on Dynamic Time Warping and HMM”