Professor Yang with a student in the Speech Acoustics & Development Lab

In the UW-Milwaukee Speech Acoustics & Development Laboratory we seek to improve the speech intelligibility of L2 (a person’s second language) learners and speakers who struggle with speech-language-hearing impairments.

Our current research includes:

  • Speech characteristics of bilingual Mandarin-English children
  • Speech development of children with cochlear implants
  • Perception of degraded speech by L2 listeners