Dipl.-Ing. (FH) M.Sc. Simone Hantke


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Simone Hantke received her Diploma in Media Technology in 2011 from the Technische Hochschule Deggendorf and her Master of Science in Electrical Engineering 2014 from the Technische Universität München, one of three Germany's Excellence Universities. She currently is a PhD Candidate at the Institute for Human-Machine Communication at the Technische Universität München. Simone Hantke has been working at the Chair of Complex and Intelligent Systems at the University of Passau and is and currently working in the ZD.B Chair of Embedded Intelligence for Health Care and Wellbeing at the Augsburg University. She is working on her doctoral thesis in the field of affective computing and speech recognition, focusing her research on data collection and new machine learning approaches for robust automatic speech recognition and speaker characterization.

Her main area of involvement has been with the EU-FP7 ERC project iHEARu. In the scope of this project she leads the development of intelligent crowdsourcing audio data collection and annotation for speech processing and is the lead author of iHEARu-PLAY. Further, she is the co-author of the BMBF funded IKT2020-Grant (Sozial- und emotionssensitive Systeme für eine optimierte Mensch-Technik-Interaktion) EmotAsS and the main leader of this project.

Simone Hantke also serves as a reviewer for several IEEE journals and other leading international journals, conferences and workshops in the field. She is a member of ISCA International Speech Communication Association since 2017. Furthermore, Simone Hantke co-organised the special event: "INTERSPEECH 2015 Computational Paralinguistic Challenge (ComParE)".