Vijay Parsa, PhD

Vijay Parsa

Associate Professor

Room 2262E, Elborn College
519 661-2111, 88947


  • MESc, PhD (New Brunswick)
  • BEng (Osmania, India)

Academic Appointments

  • Oticon Foundation Chair in Acoustic Signal Processing (joint with the Faculty of Engineering)

Supervising Graduate Students

  • Yes

Research Interests

  • Speech and audio processing
  • Hearing aids
  • Electroacoustic measures
  • Sound quality estimation
  • Handheld devices

Additional Information

Recent Publications

  • Huber R, Parsa V & Scollie S. (2014). Predicting the perceived sound quality of frequency-compressed speech. PLOS ONE, 9(11), e110260.
  • Falk T, Parsa V, Santos J, Arehart K, Hazrati O, Huber R, Kates J & Scollie S. (2015). Objective quality and intelligibility prediction for users of assistive listening devices. IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Special Issue on Signal Processing Techniques for Assisted Listening, 32(2), 114 – 124.

Research Affiliations

Teaching Areas

  • Acoustics and Instrumentation Systems for Audiologists
  • Technologies in Hearing Aids
  • Random Signals, Adaptive and Kalman Filtering
  • Advanced Digital Signal Processing


  • Faculty of Health Sciences Recognition of Excellence in Teaching: 2009,2011                           
  • University Students' Council Teaching Honour Roll Award: 2005, 2006, 2007

Professional Activities

  • Professional Engineers of Ontario - Licenced Member
  • Board of Directors, Canadian Acoustical Association (2005 – 2009)