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Biography

Dr. Alan Kan received his PhD in engineering from the University of Sydney in 2010. During his PhD, he worked as a consultant and project manager for two audio startup companies. He then moved to the United States to work as a Post-doc, and later as an Assistant Scientist, at the Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also held an appointment as Lecturer in the Department of Communcation Sciences and Disorders at UW-Madison.  In 2019, he returned to Australia and joined the School of Engineering at Macquarie University. 

Research interests

Alan's research interest is in the area of audio signal processing, particularly for hearing devices and virtual reality. He is most well known for his work in identifying the factors that are inhibiting good hearing performance with cochlear implants.

Research engagement

Beyond his position at the university, Alan serves a member of the Acoustical Society of America – Psychological and Physiological Acoustics Technical Committee, and an Editorial Board Member for the Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research.

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Research Outputs

Binaural hearing measured with the temporal limits encoder using a vocoder simulation of cochlear implants

Meng, Q., Wang, X., Zheng, N., Schnupp, J. W. H. & Kan, A., 2020, In : Acoustical Science and Technology. 41, 1, p. 209-213 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference paper

  • Asymmetric temporal envelope encoding: implications for within- and across-ear envelope comparison

    Anderson, S. R., Kan, A. & Litovsky, R. Y., Aug 2019, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 146, 2, p. 1189-1206 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Auditory motion tracking ability of adults with normal hearing and with bilateral cochlear implants

    Moua, K., Kan, A., Jones, H. G., Misurelli, S. M. & Litovsky, R. Y., Apr 2019, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 145, 4, p. 2498-2511 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Effect of channel separation and interaural mismatch on fusion and lateralization in normal-hearing and cochlear-implant listeners

    Kan, A., Goupell, M. J. & Litovsky, R. Y., Aug 2019, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 146, 2, p. 1448-1463 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Restoration of spatial hearing in adult cochlear implant users with single-sided deafness

    Litovsky, R. Y., Moua, K., Godar, S., Kan, A., Misurelli, S. M. & Lee, D. J., Feb 2019, In : Hearing Research. 372, p. 69-79 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 3 Citations (Scopus)