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Jan G. Svec

Jan G. Svec, Czech voice scientist, researcher. Achievements include invention of videokymography-a method for high speed imaging of vibrations (especially developed for investigation of vocal fold vibrations). Travel grant Fulbright Commission, 1995; recipient Best Publication in Phoniatrics Czech Society for Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 2000, International Scientist of the Year, 2002.

Background

  • Svec, Jan G. was born on November 22, 1966 in Olomouc, Czechoslovakia. Son of Jaroslav Svec and Anna Muzikantová.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Optics and Fine Mechanics, Palacky University, Czech Republic, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy in Biophysics, Palacky University, Czech Republic, 1996. Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Sciences, University Groningen, The Netherlands, 2000.

    Career

    • Assistant professor Institute for Postgraduate Medical Education, Prague, 1995-1999. Voice scientist Center for Communications Disorders, Medical Healthcom Ltd., since 1995. Visiting research scientist National Center Voice and Speech The Denver Center for the Performing Arts, since 2001.

      Visiting researcher Center for biomedical Technology University Groningen, 1994. Board advisors American Biographical Institute, since 2003, honorary member Research Council International Bio. Center, since 2003.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include invention of videokymography-a method for high speed imaging of vibrations (especially developed for investigation of vocal fold vibrations).

    Works

    • Author (video program) Introduction to Videokymography, 1997 (Best science video XVI World Congress IFOS 1997). Associate editor Logopedics Phoniatrics Vocology, since 2001.

    Membership

    Member International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics (voice committee since 1998), Czech Acoustical Society, Voice Foundation (associate), Acoustical Society of America (associate).

    Connections

    • Married Hana Svecová, December 8, 1970.
    • father: Jaroslav Svec
    • mother: Anna Muzikantová
    • spouse: Hana Svecová
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    Born November 22, 1966
    (age 51)
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