Summit, NJ (June 29, 2009)–Dr. Eric J. Diethorn has joined mh acoustics as chief engineering officer. Dr. Diethorn received his B.S. degree from Pennsylvania State University, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois (Champaign-Urbana campus). He began his professional career with AT&T Bell Laboratories, and has held positions at Lucent Technologies and Agere Systems. Most recently at Avaya, Dr. Diethorn held the position of consulting member of technical staff for enterprise-wide speech and audio.
“I am delighted to have Eric join our team,” said Dr. Gary Elko, mh acoustics’ president. “We have had the honor of working with Eric over the years, and I’m confident that his expertise and skills in audio signal processing will be a major factor in our future success.”
“I’ve had a good run working for large corporations, but I’ve always envisioned being part of a smaller, focused team. Joining mh acoustics completes that vision,” said Dr. Diethorn. “I’m joining a team of respected experts that’s well-positioned as a provider of unique acoustical signal processing technologies, one where I can immediately apply my skills to help bring great products to market.”
Dr. Diethorn’s professional interests are in speech and audio signal processing for communications, with a primary focus on echo control and real-time implementation. He has authored numerous conference and journal papers, book chapters, and holds several patents.