Graduate School and Research Center in Digital Sciences

Nicholas EVANS

Nicholas EVANS
Nicholas EVANS
Eurecom - Digital Security 
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Teaching

  • From 2002-06 Nicholas Evans was an Assistant Professor at the University of Wales Swansea (UWS), where he taught courses in Communications, and remained an honorary lecturer until 2009.
  • In 2006 he moved to the Laboratoire Informatique d'Avignon at the Université d'Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse where he taught courses in Image Processing and Digital Communications.

  • He moved to EURECOM in October 2007 where he now teaches courses in Essential Mathematical Methods for Engineers, and in Speech and Audio Processing.

Current research topics

  • Speaker recognition
  • Anti-spoofing
  • Presentation attack detection
  • Privacy preservation
  • Biometrics

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Distinctions

  • Best System Award IberSpeech 2018 Albayzin Challenges - Speaker Diarization Open Condition with Patino, Jose; Delgado, Héctor; Yin, Ruiqing; Bredin, Hervé; Barras; Claude; Evans, Nicholas, ODESSA at Albayzin speaker diarization challenge 2018 (IBERSPEECH 2018)

  • In June 2016, he has received with his co-authors Massimiliano Todisco and Hector Delgado, the Best Paper Award for their paper "A new feature for automatic speaker verification anti-spoofing: Constant Q cepstral coefficients" (Odyssey 2016).

  • In Novembre 2013, he has received with his co-authors Xuran Zhao and Jean-Luc Dugelay, the Best Student Paper Award for the article "Unsupervised multi-view dimensionality reduction with application to audio-visual speaker retrieval".

  • He was elected to the IEEE Speech and Language Technical Committee in 2013.