Frederic Apoux is Research Scientist at The Ohio State University. He received his Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from Paris Descartes University (France) in 2002. During the same period, he worked for Intrason France S.A. on speech processing algorithms for digital hearing aids. He then worked as Faculty Research Associate in the Psychoacoustics Lab at Arizona State University before joining the Speech Psychoacoustics Lab in 2007. His general research areas of interest include Speech Perception and Psychoacoustics. His current work focuses on the mechanisms underlying speech recognition in noise by the normal and the impaired ear. He is the co-inventor of two patented speech processing algorithms, one for hearing aids and one for cochlear implants. He is the recipient of a number of grants from the National Institutes of Health, Agence National de la Recherche Technique and the Fondation de l’Avenir pour la Recherche Medicale Appliquee.