Sumitrajit (Sumit) Dhar
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Fellow, Hugh Knowles Center
2240 Campus Drive, Room 1-248
Evanston, IL 60208-2952
Graduate Programs: Communication Sciences and Disorders
Sumit Dhar studies the sounds created within the inner ear, then examines their behavior under a variety of conditions. By understanding the physiology involved, it is hoped that better diagnostic tests may be able to be designed to test for hearing loss.
|PhD||Hearing Science (minor area Neuroscience), Purdue University|
|MS||Audiology, Utah State University|
|BSc||Audiology, University of Bombay|
L.M. Ferro, G. Tanner, S.F. Erler, K. Erickson, S. Dhar (2007). Comparison of Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Programs in Illinois Hospitals, International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 217-230.
S. Nordrum, S. Erler, D. Garstecki, S. Dhar (2006). Comparison of performance on the hearing in noise test using directional microphones and digital noise reduction algorithms, American Journal of Audiology, 81-91.
L.A. Shaffer, S. Dhar (2006). DPOAE component estimates and their relationship to hearing thresholds, Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 279-92.
S. Dhar, G.R. Long, C.L. Talmadge, A. Tubis (2005). The effect of stimulus-frequency ratio on distortion product otoacoustic emission components, Journal of the Acoustic Society of America, 3766-3776.
Grants and Funding
|2007 – 2012||Reformulating hearing assessment: Translating new discoveries through a large-scale study in the audiology clinic, $3.2M|
|2004 – 2007||Evaluation of DPOAE components in time and frequency domains, NIH/NIDCD, $216,000|
Awards and Honors
|2013||Clarence Simon Award for Teaching and Mentoring|
|CSD 423||Evaluation of the peripheral hearing mechanism|
|CSD 411||Evaluation and use of amplification devices|