Professional International Activity

Conference Chairing:

  1. General Co-Chair, the 29th IEEE Israel conference - International Symposium on Speech and Audio Processing, Nov. 2016, Eilat, Israel.
  2. General Co-Chair, the IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA), Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY, October 2013.
  3. General Co-Chair, the International Workshop on Acoustic Echo and Noise Control (IWAENC), Aug.-Sep. 2010, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  4. Chair, the International workshop LVA-ICA - Audio Day, Bar-Ilan University, Mar. 2012.
  5. Co-chair, the Bar-Ilan Workshop on Signal Processing, Bar-Ilan University, Israel, Jan., 2011.

Conference Organization:

  1. Special session co-chair, the International Workshop on Acoustic Signal Enhancement (IWAENC), Bamberg, Germany, Aug. 2020.
  2. Special session co-chair, the European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Aug. 2020.
  3. Area chair, the IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA), New-Paltz, NY, USA, Oct. 2019.
  4. Technical Co-Chair, the international conference on Latent Variable Analysis and Signal Separation, LVA/ICA, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK, July 2018.
  5. Area chair, the European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Nice, France, Aug. 2015.
  6. Technical committee member, Reverb Challenge, organized by IEEE Signal Processing Society, Audio and Acoustics Signal Processing Technical committee, May, 2014.
  7. Area chair, the European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Marrakech, Morocco, Sep. 2013.
  8. Member of the Technical committee and coordinator of the best student paper award, the 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th 29th IEEE Israel conference, 2008–2016, Eilat, Israel.
  9. Member of the Technical committee of the 3rd European DSP Education and Research Symposium (EDERS), Jun. 2008, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Special Sessions in Conferences:

  1. Organizer (together with Emanuel A.P. Habets),Acoustic Signal Processing Using Ma-chine Learning, IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP), Aalto University, Espoo, Finland, Sep. 2020.
  2. Organizer (together with Walter Kellermann), Signal Processing and Machine Learning Methods for Acoustic Sensor Networks , IIEEE International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP), Guadeloupe, West Indies, Dec. 2019.
  3. Organizer (together with Herbert Buchner), Acoustic scene analysis and tracking for time-varying reverberant environments , IEEE International Conference on Audio and Acoustic Signal Processing (ICASSP), Brighton, UK, May 2019.
  4. Organizer (together with Peter Willett), Speaker localization in dynamic real-life environments, IEEE International Conference on Audio and Acoustic Signal Processing (ICASSP), New-Orleans, LA, USA, Mar. 2017.
  5. Organizer (together with Antoine Deleforge), special session on Learning-based Sound Source Localization and Spatial Information Retrieval, IEEE International Conference on Audio and Acoustic Signal Processing (ICASSP), Shanghai, China, Mar. 2016.
  6. Organizer (together with Zbynek Koldovky), special session on Estimation and Modeling of Relative Transfer Functions between Microphones in Noisy Environments, the European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Nice, France, Aug. 2015.
  7. Organizer (together with Afsaneh Asaei ), special session on Sparse and Low-rank Modelling for Acoustic Signal Processing, LVA-ICA Workshop, Liberec, The Czech Republic, Aug. 2015.
  8. Organizer, special session on Advances in Multi-Microphone Speech Separation and Noise Reduction, the European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Marrakech, Morocco, Sep. 2013.
  9. Organizer and Chair, special session on microphone array processing, the 27th IEEE Israel conference, Dec., 2012.
  10. Organizer and Chair special session on speech enhancement, the 25th IEEE Israel conference, Dec., 2012.

Technical Committees:

  1. IEEE Signal Processing Society, member of Education Board Committee , since 1.1.2020.
  2. Latent Variable Analysis and Signal Separation (LVA/ICA), member of the
    Steering Committee , since Oct. 2019.
  3.  IEEE Signal Processing Society, member of Data Science Initiative , since 1.5.2019.
  4. IEEE Signal Processing Society, member of Conference Board Committee, since 1.1.2019; member of the Conferences Board Executive Subcommittee, since 1.1.2020.
  5. IEEE Signal Processing Society, Audio and Acoustics Signal Processing Technical Committee: Member 2010-2015; Chair of EDICS subcommittee 2011-2013; Vice-Chair 2016; Chair 2017-2018; Past Chair 2019.
  6. EURASIP, member of Audio, Speech and Music (ASMSP) Special Area Team (SAT), since Aug. 2015; Organizer of new member elections, Dec. 2017.
  7. Member of the Technical and Steering committee, the International Workshop on Acoustic Echo and Noise Control (IWAENC), since 2005.
  8. Member of the evaluation committee of the Exact Sciences and Technology branch of the Israel Science Foundation (ISF), 2007.

Associate Editor:

  1. Moderator, Arxiv, Electrical Engineering and Systems Science - Audio and Speech Processing, 2016–
  2. Senior area chair, IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, 2013-2017.
  3. Associate editor IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, 2009–2013.
  4. Associate editor EURASIP journal on Advances in Signal Processing, 2004–2012.
  5. Associate editor, Springer Handbook of Speech Processing and Speech Communication, 2006.

Guest Editor of Special Issues:

  1. Sharon Gannot, Walter Kellermann, Peter Willett and Martin Haardt, Special Issue on “Acoustic source localization and tracking in dynamic real-life scenes,” Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, March, 2018.
  2. Keisuke Kinoshita, Sharon Gannot, Armin Sehr, Emanuël Habets, Walter Kellermann, and Reinhold Haeb-Umbach, Special Issue on "Silencing the echoes Processing of Reverberant Speech," EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Oct., 2014.
  3. Hervé Bourlard, Afsaneh Asaei , Tara N. Sainath and Sharon Gannot, Special Issue on "Advances in Sparse Modeling and Low-rank Modeling for Speech Processing," ELSEVIER Speech Communication, August, 2014.
  4. Alexander Bertrand, Simon Doclo, Sharon Gannot, Nobutaka Ono, Toon van Waterschoot, Special issue on "Wireless Acoustic Sensor Networks & Ad Hoc Microphone Arrays," ELSEVIER Signal Processing, February, 2014.
  5. S. Nordholm, T. Abhayapala, S. Doclo, S. Gannot, P. Naylor, and K. Tashev, Special issue on "Microphone Array Speech Processing," EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, vol. 2010, Jul. 2010.
  6. P. Loizou, I. Cohen, S. Gannot, and K. Paliwal, Special issue on "Speech Enhancement," ELSEVIER Speech Communication, vol. 49, no. 7-8, pp. 527-529, 2007.
  7. S. Gannot, J. Benesty, J. Bitzer, I. Cohen, S. Doclo, R. Martin, and S. Nordholm, Special issue on "Advances in Multi-microphone Speech Processing," EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, vol. 12, p. 1, Apr. 2006.

Reviewer for Journals and Conferences:

Conferences:

IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP); European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO); IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA); Interspeech; IEEE Workshop on Statistical Signal Processing (SSP); IEEE GlobalSip.

Journals:

Proceedings of the IEEE; IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing; IEEE/ACMTransactions on Speech and Audio and Language Processing; IEEE Signal Processing Letters; IEEE Signal Processing Magazine; Journal of Acoustical Society ofAmerica; EURASIP Journal of Advances on Signal Processing; ELSEVIER Signal Processing; ELSEVIER Speech Communication; IEEE Transactions on Circuits &Systems II; IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks; IEEE Transactions on Systems,Man, and Cybernetic; IEE Proc. Vision, Image & Signal Processing.