Dr. Patricia Scanlon is a Member of Technical Staff at Bell Labs Ireland, Alcatel-Lucent. In 2005 she completed her Ph.D. in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from University College Dublin. Dr. Scanlon has worked as a researcher at the Laboratory for Recognition and organization of Speech and Audio (LabROSA) at Columbia University, New York, the Audio Visual Speech Technologies Group at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, New York and also with the company Face2Face Animation Inc. in Summit, New Jersey. Dr. Scanlon has also previously worked in the telecommunications industry as a software engineer and technical team leader. She is a member of the IEEE and is a reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing and IEEE Signal Processing Letters.
Research interests include: Audio, Image and Video Processing, Pattern Recognition, Information Theory and Statistics
Research Application areas: Speech Recognition, Automated Lipreading, Multi-modal Biometrics, Acoustic Machine Condition Monitoring and Biomedical Signal Processing.