Regional
3:19 am
Fri January 23, 2009

NMSU Fulbright Scholar

Las Cruces – A New Mexico State University faculty member had a chance to conduct research overseas thanks to a Fulbright Scholarship.

Phillip De Leon, a professor in the Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was chosen as a Fulbright Scholar based upon his leadership and academic merit.

He taught and conducted research at the Vienna University of Technology in Vienna, Austria, from August to December.

De Leon taught and researched digital speech processing.

That involves using computers to recognize, analyze, filter and code speech.

While in Austria .he also worked at Telecommunications Research
Center Vienna, a government-sponsored telecom research center.

While there .he collaborated with other researchers working on speech synthesis problems.