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Tapio Lokki, D.Sc.(Tech.)
NEWS AND RECENT PUBLICATIONS:
[12.9.2016] I gave a keynote in ISMRA2016 in La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
[24.7.2016] A new article on acoustics of concert halls is published in JASA.
[30.5.2016] A blog text (in Finnish) that I wrote for the Academy of Finland.
[22.4.2016] Our team has released a free SDMtoolbox for Matlab.
[30.11.2015] A blog text (in Finnish) on innovations in academia.
[24.11.2015] A presentation at Sensecamp'15 -- Spatial Audio in Denmark.
[19.11.2015] A new article on auditory distance perception in concert halls is published in JASA.
[12.10.2015] A 2h lecture in SONORUS workshop in Göteborg, Sweden.
[24.8.2015] One-hour radio interview (in Finnish), link (Yle Areena).
[15.7.2015] A popular science event at Pori's SuomiAreena, videos (in Finnish).
[21.5.2015] A blog text (in Finnish) that I wrote for the Academy of Finland.
[1.4.2015] A new article The acoustics of vineyard halls, is it so great after all? published in Acoustics Australia.
[10.3.2015] A new article Auditory distance presentation in an urban augmented-reality environment published in ACM TAP.
[26.2.2015] Our new popular science article on concert hall acoustics in Europhysics News.
[6.1.2015] More international teaching this week in a BATWOMAN workshop in Detmold, Germany.
[14.11.2014] I gave a 4h lecture in PhD School on Advanced Psychoacoustics in Aalborg, Denmark.
[22.9.2014] I was interview for a BBC Radio 4 program called "In Search of the Ideal Music Venue".
[6.8.2014] I gave a talk in CHRG in Chicago, IL.
[15.6.2014] Our work featured in a blog of the Huffington Post
[7.5.2014] I gave the Vern O. Knudsen Distinguished Lecture (90 min) in the ASA 167th meeting
[6.5.2014] YLE Tiede made a good article of our research, including a long interview
[2.1.2014] A review article of our work in Physics Today. Read online.
Research and PublicationsVirtual Acoustics, i.e. concert hall acoustics, auralization, sound rendering, spatial hearing, HRTFs, room acoustics modeling, perception, psychoacoustics, virtual auditory environments, sounds in virtual reality, auditory displays, eyes-free user interfaces, reverberation algorithms, multichannel reproduction, reverberation enhancement ...
See more on Virtual Acoustics research team's web pages and team's publications in Google Scholar.
Current research projects
Other scientific activities
TeachingI'm one of the four responsible professors of the new master's programme in Acoustics and Audio Technology. In particular, I'm the responsible lecturer at the following courses:
Some past projects and resultsGeneral Secretary of the European Acoustics Association (EAA) [2013-2016]
Academy of Finland [grant no. 257099]. The topic is "Concert hall acoustics -- From sensory profiles to new objective criteria". (01.09.2012 - 31.08.2016)
Muusikon elektroninen kuulonsuojaus, funded by the The Finnish Work Environment Fund (01.09.2015 - 31.08.2016)
Audio Augmented Reality, funded by the Nokia Technologies
ERC Starting Grant agreement no.  / the European Research Council under the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013). (01.07.2008 - 30.06.2013)
[Grant no. 119092], the Academy of Finland (01.08.2007 - 31.07.2012)
BLAAST– a spin-off company based on our research
Management committee member in Cost Action TD0804 on Soundscapes
http://www.hipui.com Development of eyes-free user interfaces for mobile devices (2008-2011)
Intuition - Network of excellence in vIrtual reality aNd virTUal environments applIcaTIONs for future workspaces (2004-2008)
Uni-verse - A distributed interactive audio-visual virtual reality system (2004-2007)
Auralization in slow motion. DEMO
EVE - The Experimental Virtual Environment at HUT (1999-2006)
SARA - Spatial audio and room acoustics (2004-2007)
TAKU - Modeling, desing, and control of acoustics of closed spaces. Tekes funded project 1999-2002. Final report in Finnish and in English of the whole VÄRE program (VÄRE = Control of vibration and sound 1999-2002)
DIVA - Digital Interactive Virtual Acoustics (1997-2002)
HeCSE - Helsinki Graduate School in Computer Science and Engineering (1998-2002). The description of my Doctoral Thesis.
Marienkirche - A visual and aural demonstration film (Presented in SIGGRAPH'98, Electronic Theater).
Demo Sounds in VRML (1998)
NETVE - NETworked Virtual Environments (1997)
Hobbies: used to play clarinet in (Retuperän WBK), family, running, disc golf...