Francesc Alías Pujol
Dr. Francesc Alías received the BSc degree in telecommunications engineering, the MSc and PhD degrees in electronics engineering by Enginyeria La Salle in 1997, 1999, and 2006, respectively, and the MSc in Business Administration (MBA) by BES La Salle in 2013, both from Universitat Ramon Llull (URL). From 2000 to 2003, he was a PhD student granted by the Catalan Government. Since 2004, he works as a lecturer and researcher, becoming Professor in 2018 at La Salle-URL. From Oct.2011 to Nov.2014, he served as Director of the Human-Computer Interaction area at La Salle R&D, being also member of the Research Group on Media Technologies he has been in charge from 2014 to 2021. From Oct.2014-Nov2021, he was the Head of the Dept. of Engineering, becoming Director of Teaching and Research Staff Policies in Sept2019. From Feb2022, he coordinates the PhD Program on IT and their application on Management, Architecture and Geophyiscs. Currently member of the Human-Envionment Research group, his main research interests are speech & audio processing for natural human-machine interaction. Dr. Alías has leaded and participated in different R&D projects and published 150+ papers in national and international conferences and journals. Personal webpage: http://users.salleurl.edu/~francesc.alias
In this project, we aim at the computational generation of expressive voice by following a hybrid approach. We will skip the inherent lim...