Professor Marie A. Roch received her Ph.D. degree from The University of Iowa. Prior to joining San Diego State University, she held positions at Florida International University and AT&T Bell Laboratories. Professor Roch's research interests are in pattern recognition, particularly as applied to categorization of audio signals. Her current work is in pattern recogntion for bioacoustics, the study of sounds produced by animals. Her lab collaborates with the Scripps Whale Acoustics Lab led by Professor John A. Hildebrand.
Other areas of interest which are not active research areas for Professor Roch include computer vision and telephony.
Students interested in joining our lab should read the research overview to learn more about the type of work that we do.