Research

Research interests/topics

  • Phonetics-phonology Interface
  • Typology (Phonology of Germanic, Slavic, Romance and Austronesian language families)
  • The role of perceptual distinctiveness in phonology
  • The influence of aerodynamics on cross-linguistic phonological patterns
  • Prosodic phonology

Current research topics

  • Boundary phenomena in speech
  • Typology of insertions
  • Deletions in phonetics & phonology

Member of the following research projects at ZAS

  • 2000
    Neutralisations
  • 2000 - 2002
    Phonological Word
  • 2003 - 2005
    Manner alternations in phonology
  • 2006 - 2007
    The role of perception in phonology
  • since 2008
    Boundary phenomena in speech

Other projects

  • 02 - 03/1986
    Development of an audio-visual telephony for hearing-impaired people (Technical University, Berlin, EU Project; TIDE agreement)
  • 2006 - 2009
    Articulatory and perceptual factors involved in phonetic and phonological sound change (Spanish Ministry for Science and Innovation)