Prof. Dr. Volker Hohmann
Coordinator of CRC 1330

Management & Office


This project is funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) – Project-ID 352015383 – SFB 1330.

SFB Colloquium

SFB Colloquium

Unless otherwise noted, the SFB colloquium takes place during the semester on tuesdays from 2.15-4:00 pm in W2-1-148 (Oldenburg University), in conjunction with the department colloquium.

Additionally, most talks are also streamed in the virtual conference room of the departement colloquium.

Further talks t.b.d.

Sommer semester 2023

Date Location Title Speaker Invited by


04.07.2023       A5
27.06.2023 no talk      
20.06.2023 no talk      
13.06.2023       A4
06.06.2023       DMPA
30.05.2023       A6
23.05.2023   Extending the possibilities of auditory psychophysics with massive online experiments Nori Jacobi (MPI for Empirical Aesthetics Frankfurt) Mathias Dietz
16.05.2023       B1
09.05.2023       DMPA
02.05.2023   tba Jürgen Peissig
(Leibniz Universität Hannover)
Michael Vorländer (A4)


      Thomas Biberger (A2)
18.04.2023       A1
11.04.2023   The Situated Phoneme (SiP) test: A Swedish test of phonemic discrimination in noise for adult people with hearing loss Erik Witte
(Örebro University)
Thomas Brand

Winter semester 2022/2023

Date Location Title Speaker Invited by
31.01.2023 W2 1-148
+ online
Deep machine learning in audiology: Models of speech perception Jana Roßbach & Bernd Meyer
Bernd Meyer (C6)
23.01.2023 (Monday!)
online How the type of sound reflections in rooms affects the spatial appraisal of a speech source and its intelligibility Nicola Prodi
(Universita degli studi di Ferrara)
Bernhard Seeber
17.01.2023 online Room acoustic modeling and where is it going?

Lauri Savioja
(Aalto University)

Stephan Ewert (C5)
10.01.2023 W2-1-148
+ online
Realization and evaluation of audio for Mixed Reality environments - An overview of the current activities in Ilmenau Annika Neidhardt
(TU Ilmenau)
Manan Lamba (A4)
20.12.2022 no talk      
13.12.2022 talk is cancelled Some challenges and opportunities for conversation-based studies of hearing and device benefit Timothy Beechey
(University of Nottingham)
Julia Schütze
06.12.2022 no talk      
29.11.2022 W2 1-148
+ online
Numerical parameter estimation in ear canal acoustics Nick Wulbusch (University of Oldenburg) C1

3 p.m.!

+ online
An Open Data Platform For Multiple Use of Medical Data & Clinical Decision Support Antje Wulff
(University of Oldenburg)
Mathias Dietz
15.11.2022 W2 1-148 Evolutionary variational optimization for probabilistic unsupervised learning Jakob Drefs
(Uni Oldenburg)
Jörg Lücke
10:15 a.m.!)
+ online
Using reverse correlation to study speech perception & Auditory perception of natural soundscapes Lėo Varnet & Christian Lorenzi (Ecole normale supérieure, Université PSL) Steven van de Par & Stephan Ewert


online Psychophysiological correlates of listening effort: Markers, outcomes, or concomitants? Michael Richter
(Liverpool John Moores University)
Kirsten Wagener
25.10.2022 W2 1-148
+ online
Joint speech detection and localization for hearing aids using deep-learning methods Peyman Goli
(University of Oldenburg)
Steven van de Par
18.10.2022 W2 1-148
+ online
Low-delay periodicity analysis and synthesis Volker Hohmann
(University of Oldenburg)
Steven van de Par

Sommer semester 2022 - additional talk

Date Location Title Speaker Invited by
13.09.2022 W30-0-027/28
+  BBB

Hearing in a social context

Lauren Hadley
(University of Nottingham)
Giso Grimm

Summer semester 2022

Date Location Title Speaker Invited by
19.07.2022 W30-0-33 + virtual Modeling temporal information encoding in the healthy and synaptopathic auditory nerve Enrique Lopez-Poveda
(University of Salamanca, Spain)
Birger Kollmeier
12.07.2022 W30-3-324 + virtual A unitary model of auditory frequency change perception Kai Siedenburg
Kai Siedenburg (A6)
21.06.2022 virtual Bringing the real life into the lab: Experiments on auditory selective attention using virtual acoustics Janina Fels
(RWTH Aachen)
Volker Hohmann (B1)
07.06.2022 postponed      
31.05.2022 no talk      
17.05.2022   Speech intelligibility prediction with hybrid auditory model- and ML-based methods: The best of two worlds? Birger Kollmeier (UOL) Birger Kollmeier (A4)


only virtual Perceptual similarity between piano notes: Simulations with a template-based perception model Alejandro Osses (ENS, Paris) Thomas Biberger (A2)
03.05.2022 only virtual Speech-on-speech masking Virginia Best
(Boston U)
Jan Rennies-Hochmuth (A1)
26.04.2022 W2-1-148 + virtual The challenge of predicting binaural speech intelligibility and measuring listening fatigue Ewald Strasser, Thomas Brand Thomas Brand (A1)

Summer semester 2021

Date Location Title Speaker Invited by
13.07.2021 virtual    Perceptual analysis of spatial auditory scenes in virtual reality Axel Ahrens
Bernhard Seeber (C5)
06.07.2021 virtual    Modeling radiation and scattering with edge diffraction Peter U. Svensson (Department of Electronic Systems, NTNU, Norway) Stephan Ewert (C5)
29.06.2021   postponed to fall term   Julia Schütze (C4)
22.06.2021 virtual Optimizing hearing healthcare system response to patient’s needs via the ICF core sets for hearing loss: what has been done, where we are, and the future direction Razan Alfakir
(Auburn University, Alabama, USA)


Tahereh Afghah (C4)
01.06.2021 virtual    Audio reproduction in non-optimal acoustical environments Ali Fallah
Steven van de Par (C2)
18.05.2021 virtual    Individualization of HRTFs based on anthropometric features Fabian Brinkmann, Stefan Weinzierl
(TU Berlin)
Matthias Blau (C1)

Time slot:

virtual Spatial augmented/mixed reality audio for hearables: recent works in applying AI and DSP for real sound sensing and control Woon-Seng Gan (NTU, Singapore) Simon Doclo (C1)
16.00 !)
virtual Neuroscience-inspired analysis and visualization of convolutional speech recognition models Andreas Krug, Sebastian Stober 
(OVGU Magdeburg)
Jörn Anemüller (B3)
27.04.2021 virtual    Investigating speech perception with cochlear implants in both directions: Effects of simulated channel interactions and removal of background noise using machine learning Tobias Goehring
(U Cambridge)
Mathias Dietz (B4)
20.04.2021   postponed to 03.05.21    

Winter semester 2020/2021

Date Location Title Speaker Invited by
02.02.2021 virtual Robust binaural sound localisation using raw waveforms Ning Ma (University of Sheffield, UK) Simon Doclo (B2)
26.01.2021 virtual 1) Speech-aware DOA estimation using CNNs

2) Glimpse formation based on local feature contrasts and spectro-temporal context
1) Reza Varzandeh

2) Steven van de Par
(Sarinah Sutojo)
Steven van de Par (B2)
19.01.2021 virtual Clarity Challenge - Machine learning challenges for hearing devices Jon Barker (University of Sheffield, UK) Volker Hohmann (B1)
22.12.2020 virtual Ecological validity and the selection of scenarios for laboratory testing Karolina Smeds (Office of Research in Clinical Amplification, Europe, Widex A/S, Sweden) Anna Warzybok (A5)
15.12.2020 virtual Presynaptic cytoskeleton dynamics impact signal transmission at an central auditory synapse Christian Keine (UOL) Birger Kollmeier (A4)
08.12.2020 virtual Modelling of bone conduction hearing Stefan Stenfelt (Linköping University, Sweden) Birger Kollmeier (A4)
24.11.2020 virtual Development and applications of a virtual listener in (virtual) complex acoustic scenes Marc-Rene Schädler (UOL) Marc-Rene Schädler (A3)
17.11.2020 virtual Internal noise in auditory modulation detection Christian Lorenzi
(ENS, Paris)
Stephan Ewert (A2)
03.11.2020 virtual Hearing impairment and individual variability in modelling binaural speech intelligibility Mathieu Lavandier
(Universite de Lyon)
Brand, Rennies
27.10.2020 virtual Data and models about binaural aspects of intelligibility and listening effort Brand, Rennies
& Co
Brand, Rennies

Winter semester 2019/2020

Date Location Title Speaker Invited by
W30-0-027/28 Contribution of listener translation to the perceived externalization in binaural reproduction Manan Lamba
(TU Ilmenau -  Fraunhofer IDMT)
21.01.2020   The evaluation of rhythm and pitch perception correlation with the sound source location in horizontal plane in a cocktail party scenario Tahereh Afghah
(USC San Diego)
Volker Hohmann
17.12.2019 W2 1-148 Electric stimulation of auditory nerve fibers. Modelling and Measurements Werner Hemmert
(TU München)
Mathias Dietz

Previous talks

Date Location Title Speaker Invited by
17.12.2019 W2 1-148 Electric stimulation of auditory nerve fibers. Modelling and Measurements Werner Hemmert
(TU München)
Mathias Dietz
Tuesday, 17.09.2019,
W30-0-033/34 Einfluss gerätebedingter Laufzeitunterschiede auf die Lokalisationsfähigkeit bimodaler CI-/HG-Träger Stefan Zirn (Hochschule Offenburg) Volker Hohmann
Freitag, 08.02.2019
W30-0-033/34 Entwicklung und Evaluation von Deep-Neural-Network-Systemen zur Schallquellenlokalisation mittels Mikrofon-Arrays Hendrik Schoof Jörn Anemüller
Freitag, 30.11.2018
W30-0-033/34 Binaural masking level differences (BMLD) - Daten und Modellideen Kristin Bracklo Birger Kollmeier, Mathias Dietz
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