Beamformer: Helps To Improve Hearing In A Noisy Environment

Jorge Mejia
Presenter: Katherine Lodge
Guest: Jorge Mejia
Guest Bio: Jorge Mejia is a part of the HEARing Cooperative Research (CRC) research team which incorporates scientists and engineers from the National Acoustic Laboratories (NAL), The University of Melbourne’s Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, and the Bionics Institute.

He was recently a finalist at the Bupa Health Foundation Emerging Health Researcher Awards

Segment Overview:
Jorge Mejia discusses what the beamformer can do for people with hearing impairments and to be able to allow them to communicate in noisy environments.



Transcription

Health Professional Radio

Katherine Lodge: Welcome to Health Professional Radio. My name is Katherine, and today we are joined by Jorge Mejia. He was an early research engineer, and he focused on solving the problems of improving hearing in noisy environments. He was recently a finalist at the Bupa Health Foundation Emerging Health Researcher Awards. Welcome to our show, Jorge.

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