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 recognition for bioacoustics, the study of sound production and perception in animals.  She studies questions of identification, behavior, and communication through acoustics.  For an overview of our work or if you are a student interested in joining our lab, please see our research overview and publication list.