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Bernhard U. Seeber

Prof. Dr. Bernhard U. Seeber

GSN associate faculty


Professor of Audio Information Processing, TU Munich


Technische Universität München
Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Theresienstrasse 90
D-80333 Munich

Phone: +49 (0)89 / 289-28282
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 289-28211


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Research focus:

  • Auditory scene analysis with normal and impaired hearing
  • Cochlear implants: Perception and modeling of electric stimulation of the auditory nerve
  • Signal processing for cochlear implants and hearing aids and its perceptual impact
  • Binaural hearing for sound localization and speech understanding in reverberant and noisy spaces
  • Room simulation methods, sound field synthesis

Key words: Auditory perception, computational models, binaural hearing, acoustics, hearing devices

Selected publications:

Horne, C.; Sumner, C.S.; Seeber, B.U. (2016): A phenomenological model of the electrically stimulated auditory nerve fiber: temporal and biphasic response properties. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience 10(8).

Monaghan, J.J.M.; Seeber, B.U. (2016): A method to enhance the use of interaural time differences for cochlear implants in reverberant environments. J Acoust Soc Am 140(2): 1116–1129.

Seeber B and Fastl H. (2008) Localization cues with bilateral cochlear implants, J Acoust Soc Am 123: 1030-1042.

Kerber S and Seeber BU. (2013) Localization in reverberation with cochlear implants: predicting performance from basic psychophysical measures, J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 14: 379-392.

Wiggins IM and Seeber BU. (2013) Linking dynamic-range compression across the ears can improve speech intelligibility in spatially separated noise, J Acoust Soc Am 133: 1004-1016.

Seeber BU, Kerber S and Hafter ER. (2010) A System to Simulate and Reproduce Audio-Visual Environments for Spatial Hearing Research, Hearing Research 260: 1-10.