Mario A. Ruggero

Mario Ruggero studies all aspects of the ear, from the external ear to the auditory nerve. Ruggero's research has shed light not only on how the normal ear works but also on what causes deafness and how it might be treated.

Education

PhD Physiology, University of Chicago
BA Biology, The Catholic University of America (Washington, DC)


Recent Publications

Ruggero, M. A. and Temchin, A. N. (2007). Similarity of traveling-wave delays in the hearing organs of humans and other tetrapods. Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology 8: 153-166.

Recio-Spinoso, A., Temchin, A. N., van Dijk, P., Fan, Y.-H. and Ruggero, M. A. (2005). Wiener-kernel analysis of responses to noise of chinchilla auditory-nerve fibers. Journal of Neurophysiology 93: 3615-3634.

Temchin, A. N., Recio-Spinoso, A., van Dijk, P. and Ruggero, M. A. (2005). Wiener kernels of chinchilla auditory-nerve fibers: verification using responses to tones, clicks and noise and comparison with basilar-membrane vibrations. Journal of Neurophysiology 93: 3635-3648.

Recent Awards and Honors

2001 Fellow, Acoustical Society of America
1999 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science


Recent Grants and Funding

2002-2007 Peripheral Mechanisms of Hearing. National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. $2,429,079


Courses

401 Signals, Systems and Acoustics for the Communication Sciences
550-2 Research Procedures in Communication Sciences and Disorders (with Profs. C. K. Thompson and S. Zecker)
516 Readings on cochlear biophysics and physiology, basic and applied (with Profs. S. Dhar and J. Siegel)

 

Mario A. Ruggero

Professor, Hugh Knowles Chair in Hearing Sciences

Department:

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Office:

Frances Searle Building
2240 Campus Drive
Room 2-244
Evanston, IL 60208-2952

Phone:

847-491-3180

Graduate Programs:

Communication Sciences and Disorders