Mads Græsbøll Christensen
Mads Græsbøll Christensen received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in 2002 and 2005, respectively, from Aalborg University (AAU) in Denmark, where he is also currently employed at the Dept. of Architecture, Design & Media Technology as Full Professor in Audio Processing and is head and founder of the Audio Analysis Lab. He was formerly with the Dept. of Electronic Systems at AAU and has held visiting positions at Philips Research Labs, ENST, UCSB, and Columbia University. He has published 3 books and more than 200 papers in peer-reviewed conference proceedings and journals and has given tutorials at major conferences such as ICASSP, EUSIPCO, and INTERSPEECH and a keynote talk at IWAENC. His research interests lie in audio and acoustic signal processing where he has worked on topics such as microphone arrays, noise reduction, signal modeling, speech analysis, audio classification, and audio coding. Dr. Christensen has received several awards, including best paper awards, the Spar Nord Foundation’s Research Prize, a Danish Independent Research Council Young Researcher’s Award, the Statoil Prize, and the EURASIP Early Career Award. He is a beneficiary of major grants from Independent Research Fund Denmark, the Villum Foundation, and Innovation Fund Denmark. He is a former Associate Editor for IEEE/ACM Trans. on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing and IEEE Signal Processing Letters, a member of the IEEE Audio and Acoustic Signal Processing Technical Committee, and a founding member of the EURASIP Special Area Team in Acoustic, Sound and Music Signal Processing. He is Senior Member of the IEEE, Member of EURASIP, and Member of the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences.