Technical Writings of Dr. Martin Rothenberg:
B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan, 1959
M.A. Mathematics, University of Michigan, 1963
Ph.D. Communication Sciences (Speech Communication), University of Michigan, 1966; Thesis: Breath-Stream Dynamics of Simple-Released-Plosive Production
Syracuse University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Assistant Professor, Syracuse University, 1965 - 1973
Associate Professor, Syracuse University, 1973 - 1980
Professor, Syracuse University, 1980 - 1992
Professor Emeritus, Syracuse University, 1992 - present
Engineer, Operations Analysis, Hughes Aircraft Co., 1959
Engineer, Communications Systems, Bendix Corp., 1960
President, Glottal Enterprises, 1988 - present
CEO, Syracuse Language Systems, 1989 - 1998
The Theoretical and Experimental Study of the Voice Source
Instruments for the Analysis of Vocal Function
Communication Aids for the Communication Handicapped
The Singing Voice
Technology-Assisted Second Language Acquisition
Tau Beta Pi
Eta Kappa Nu
NDEA Title IV Fellow, 1960 - 1964
Fulbright Senior Research Fellow, Sweden, 1980
Fifth Annual Quintana Voice Research Award of Achievement (awarded by The Voice Foundation), 1993
Acoustical Society of America
American Speech and Hearing Association
International Association for Phonetic Sciences
Patents and Inventions:
Developed the Circumferentially-Vented Pneumotachograph Mask and Inverse Filter System, commonly referred to as the Rothenberg Mask System, now being used at most major voice research laboratories for measuring the functioning of the human voice source without invading the body.
Voice Parameter Extractor Using Oral Airflow, U.S. Patent No. 4.862,503, August 20, 1989. (Assigned to Syacuse University)
Tracking Multielectrode Electroglottograph, U.S. Patent No. 4,909,261, March 20, 1990. (Assigned to Syracuse University)
Pneumotachograph Mask or Mouthpiece Coupling Element for Airflow Measurement During Speech or Singing, U.S. Patent No. 5,454,375, October 3, 1995. (Assigned to Glottal Enterprises)
Speech Recognition Apparatus and Method for Learning, U.S. Patent No. 5,717,828, February 10, 1998. (Assigned to Svracuse Language Systems)
System for Measuring Velar Function During Speech, U.S. Patent No. 6,850,882, February 1, 2005.
NIH Conference on the Assessment of Vocal Pathology, 1979.
First Vocal Fold Physiology Conference, Kurume, Japan, 1980.
Second Vocal Fold Physiology Conference, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1982.
Special Session on the Singing Voice, meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 1983.
Third Vocal Fold Physiology Conference, University of Iowa, 1984.
Fourth Vocal Fold Physiology Conference, New Haven, 1985.
Conference on Voice Acoustics and Dysphonia, Katthammarsvik, Sweden, 1985.
Fifth Conference on Vocal Fold Physiology, Tokyo, Japan, 1987.
Workshop on Aerodynamics of Laryngeal and Alaryngeal Voice, Groningen, Netherlands, 1987.
Invited Lecture, Nimegen University, Netherlands, 1987.