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speech researcher

Jan Gauffin, Swedish speech researcher. Achievements include research in the development of aids for speech correction, clinical application of acoustic voice analysis, technical aids for the diagnosis of nasality, development of equipment for flow glottography, vocal tract modelling of continuous speech, computer-based equipment for voice analysis, and normal and deviant voice functions (acoustic, perceptual, and physiological relations).

Background

Gauffin, Jan was born on July 27, 1932 in Stockholm. Son of Folke and Rosie (Gauffin) Lindquist.

Education

Master of Science in Electronic Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, 1963. Doctor of Science, Royal Institute of Technology, 1972.

Career

Research assistant Speech Transmission Laboratory Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1963-1970, research engineer Speech Transmission Laboratory, 1971-1973, research assistant professor Speech Transmission Laboratory, 1973-1990, part-time research assistant professor, since 1992. Head engineering consultant Special Instrument Company, Inc., 1966-1971, director Research and Development, since 1973, director, 1990-1992. Lecturer Centro di Studio per La Ricerche fi Fonetica del Canadian National Railways, Padua, Italy, 1976, 2d Vocal Fold Physiology Conference, Madison, Wisconsin, 1981, 3d conference, Iowa City, 1983, Acoustical Society Japan, Tokyo, 1983, 4th Vocal Fold Physiology Conference, New Haven, 1985, Academia Sinica, Beijing, 1985, Tokyo University, 1986, 5th Vocal Fold Physiology Conference, Tokyo, 1987, United Nations Educational Science and Cultural Organization, Beijing Normal University, 1988.

Guest researcher Research Institute Logopedics and Phoniatrics, University Tokyo, 1968, 72-73, University North Carolina School Dentistry, 1971.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in the development of aids for speech correction, clinical application of acoustic voice analysis, technical aids for the diagnosis of nasality, development of equipment for flow glottography, vocal tract modelling of continuous speech, computer-based equipment for voice analysis, and normal and deviant voice functions (acoustic, perceptual, and physiological relations).

Connections

Married Katharina Leodor, June 14, 1958 (deceased December 1973). Children: Fredrika, Emma. Married Tsukamoto Kaoru, April 18, 1980.

Children: Taro Chirstopher, Sakurako Alicia.

father:
Folke Lindquist

mother:
Rosie (Gauffin) Lindquist

spouses:
Katharina Leodor

Tsukamoto Kaoru

children:
Fredrika Gauffin

Emma Gauffin

Taro Chirstopher Gauffin

Sakurako Alicia Gauffin