Brian Nguyen is a 3rd-year undergraduate student studying biomedical engineering at the University of Florida. He is interested and currently working on a device that may improve audio recognition utilizing low-frequency signals.
Katherine Kraemer is a senior in the Bachelor of Public Health program. She is currently working with Dr. Nittrouer on her Honors Thesis researching non-word repetition in children with hearing loss.
Kayla Tellez is a fourth year Psychology student graduating this upcoming May. She hopes to get accepted into the University of Florida’s graduate program for Rehabilitation Science in order to earn a PhD and fulfill her dream of becoming a speech language pathologist. Her main research interests include language acquisition in deaf children, children’s learning, and the effect of hearing impairments on speech perception and production. She is currently working in the Speech Development Lab as an undergraduate research assistant and is excited to gain a deeper understanding of phonemic knowledge and speech recognition development in children.
Kylie Fernandez is an undergraduate student majoring in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a minor in Educational Studies. She is currently working in the Speech Development Lab as a Lab Assistant and developing a literature review on the impact of parental interactions on the language acquisition of children. Kylie is also interested in the way Autism Spectrum Disorder affects language development.
Lindsay Michaelson is an undergraduate student majoring in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a minor in Disabilities in Society. She is currently collecting data from young adults with normal hearing to examine their abilities to process spectrotemporal acoustic structure.
Priscilla O’Hara is an undergraduate student majoring in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She is interested in language acquisition and the impact of demographics on speech development. She is currently working in the Speech Development Lab on the development of language processing strategies in children.
Tammy Le is a 2nd year Au.D. graduate student. She is interested in speech and language development in children with hearing loss. She is currently working on her research project focusing on the lexical and phonological development of children with hearing loss.