Noël Nguyen is Professor (Classe exceptionnelle) in Speech and Language Sciences at Aix-Marseille University, Head of the Laboratoire Parole et Langage (CNRS & Aix-Marseille University), and Vice-Dean for Research, Faculty of Arts, Letters, Languages, and Human Sciences, at Aix-Marseille University. He is also a former member of the French National Committee for Scientific Research.
Noël Nguyen's research focuses on the production, perception and comprehension of spoken language. He was or is the coordinator of several projects conducted under the auspices of the French Ministry of Research, the French National Center for Scientific Research, the French National Agency for Research, the Brain and Language Research Institute at Aix-Marseille. He was the scientist-in-charge for the LPL within the Sound-to-Sense Research and Training Marie Curie European Network. He currently coordinates the COBRA (Conversational Brains) international research network.
His work is published in international peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of Phonetics, the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Language and Speech, Speech Communication, Cognition, Brain and Language, the Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, the Journal of Cognitive Psychology.
Noël Nguyen organized or co-organized several international workshops and conferences and regularly contributes to the organization of national or international meetings (LabPhon, Interspeech, ICPhS, etc.) as a member of the scientific committee. He is regularly called on to conduct scientific evaluations by a variety of French and foreign institutions.
Noël Nguyen supervised 11 PhD dissertations. He is the co-editor of Phonologie and Phonétique (Hermès, 2005) and the co-author of Comprendre la Phonologie (Presses Universitaires de France, 2010). He participated in more than 30 PhD committees.
Last update: November 2016