Imperial College London

Patrick A. Naylor

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Professor of Speech & Acoustic Signal Processing



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803Electrical EngineeringSouth Kensington Campus





  • Best Paper Award: P. Peso-Parada, D. Sharma, J. Lainez, D. Barreda, T. van Waterschoot, and P. A. Naylor, “A single-channel non-intrusive C50 estimator correlated with speech recognition performance,” IEEE Trans. Audio, Speech, Lang. Process., vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 719 – 732, Jan. 2016., Marie SkÅ‚odowska-Curie Research and Innovation, Innovative Training Network ‘DREAMS’, 2017
  • Best Paper Award: I. D. Gebru, C. Evers, P. A. Naylor, R. Horaud, “Audio-visual tracking by density approximation in a sequential Bayesian ltering framework”, Hands-free Speech Communication and Microphone Arrays. San Francisco, March 2017., Workshop on Hands-free Speech Communication and Microphone Arrays, 2017
  • Best Paper Award: R. Stanton, N. D. Gaubitch, P. A. Naylor, and M. Brookes, “A differentiable approximation to speech intelligibility index with applications to listening enhancement,” in Audio Engineering Society 54th International Conference: Audio Forensics, June 2014., Audio Engineering Society, 2014

External Positions

Membership of Professional Bodies

Industrial Connections


  • IEEE Fellow, IEEE, 2020
  • IET Fellow, IET, 2011

Editorial Boards

  • IEEE Transactions Audio Speech and Language Processing, Senior Area Editor, 2017 - 2020
  • Elsevier e-Reference Series, Section Editor, 2012
  • International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, Series Editor, 2011
  • EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Guest Editor, 2010 - 2010
  • IEEE Transactions Audio Speech and Language Processing, Associate Editor, 2008 - 2013
  • IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Associate Editor, 2004 - 2008