Panayiotis (Panos) Georgiou


Panayiotis G. Georgiou received his B.A. and M.Eng degrees with Honors from Cambridge University (Pembroke College), U.K. in 1996. He received his MSc and PhD degrees from the University of Southern California in 1998 and 2002 respectively. During the period 1992-96 he was awarded a Commonwealth scholarship from Cambridge-Commonwealth Trust.

Since 2003 he has been a member of the Speech Analysis and Interpretation Lab, first as a Research Associate and currently as a Research Assistant Professor. His interests span the fields of Human Social and Cognitive Signal Processing. He has worked on and published over 30 papers in the fields of statistical signal processing, alpha stable distributions, speech and multimodal signal processing and interfaces, speech translation, language modeling, immersive sound processing, sound source localization, and speaker identification. He has been an Investigator, and co-PI on several federally funded projects notably including the DARPA Transtac “SpeechLinks” and the NSF (Large) “An Integrated Approach to Creating Enriched Speech Translation Systems”. He is currently serving as guest editor of the Computer Speech and Language journal.

His current focus is on multimodal cognitive environments and speech-to-speech translation.



Panayiotis G. Georgiou

Research Assistant Professor

USC Viterbi School of

Ming Hsieh Dept. of
Electrical Engineering

Signal and Image
Processing Institute

Speech Analysis and
Interpretation Lab

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