Prof. Jean Rouat holds a master degree in Physics from Université de Bretagne, France (1981), an E. & E. master degree in speech coding and speech recognition from Université de Sherbrooke (1984) and an E. & E. Ph.D. in cognitive and statistical speech recognition jointly with Université de Sherbrooke and McGill University (1988). His post-doc has been with the Medical Research Council, Applied Psychological Unit, Cambridge, UK and the Institute of Physiology, Lausanne, Switzerland. He is currently with Université de Sherbrooke where he founded the Computational Neuroscience and Intelligent Signal Processing Research group. He is also adjunct professor in the biological sciences department from Université de Montréal. His laboratory interests are in neurocomputational signal processing. He is an active member of scientifi c associations (Acoustical Society of America, Int. Speech Communication, IEEE, Int. Neural Networks Society, Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Society for Neuroscience and several others). He is a senior member of the IEEE and participates in many scientific committees.