Richard S. McGowan

Richard S. McGowan, Manager and Researcher

Research Interests:

pedagogy of physics and mathematics, aeroacoustics, children’s speech, and the speech inverse problem

Over 70 scientific publications


M.S., Ph.D., Engineering and Applied Science, Yale University
M.E., Engineering Physics, University of Virginia
B.A., magna cum laude, Mathematics and Physics, Kenyon College

Professional Experience:

Manager, CReSS LLC. Consulting and research in acoustics and speech.

Instructor of speech science at Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Research Affiliate at Research Laboratory of Electronics, MIT, Cambridge, MA.

Senior Scientist at Sensimetrics Corporation. Project leader for speech synthesis rules. Grant P. I. for speech inverse problem. Grant P. I. for talker characterization. Speech synthesis rules.

Visiting Researcher at SRI International. Speech recognition: speaker adaptation. Research on articulatory representation in speech recognition.

Scientific Investigator at Haskins Laboratories. Concerned with articulatory synthesis, the speech inverse problem, models of phonation, and other sound production.

Associate Professor Adjunct, Surgery (Otolaryngology), School of Medicine, Yale University.

Adjunct member of the faculty of The Graduate School and University Center’s Ph.D. Program in Speech and Hearing Sciences, City University of New York.

Instructor in Mechanical Engineering, Yale University: graduate course in acoustics (Topics in aeroacoustics and nonlinear acoustics).

Instructor in Mechanical Engineering, Yale University: undergraduate course in acoustics.

Part-time programmer and mathematician for speech signal analysis at Haskins Laboratories.

Instructor of Mathematics at Connecticut College, New London, CT. Calculus, differential equations, and numerical methods.

Adjunct professor of mathematics at the University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT. Brief calculus and multivariable calculus.

Analytical engineer in acoustics at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, East Hartford, CT. Data analysis, experimental set-up, and theoretical work.


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