Dr. Daniel Aalto - PhD
Dr. Daniel Aalto is an assistant professor in the Department of Communications Sciences and Disorders in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Alberta. He holds joint appointment at the Institute for Reconstructive Sciences in Medicine (iRSM) where he is a research scientist. He obtained his MSc and PhD (engineering physics and mathematics) from Aalto University, Finland.
Dr. Aalto’s research interests are in computer modeling of head and neck functions including speech acoustics, articulation, hearing, swallowing, and chewing. In addition, he is interested in developing new design and simulation techniques to support reconstructive surgery. Dr. Aalto teaches speech science, in particular, speech acoustics as well as varying content courses in engineering.