I am a professor and the director of the master of science in machine learning program at Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE). During the summers I am a DSP Research Engineer at Starkey Hearing Technologies in Eden Prairie, MN. While on sabbatical in 20182019, I worked with NVIDIA on deep learning applications to audio signal processing. My research includes deep learning based speech enhancement and fall detection, beamforming, convex optimization, genetic algorithms, and spatialization. I am an inventor on 8 US patents.
I earned bachelor's degrees in electrical engineering and computer engineering from MSOE. I earned my master's degree and PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan and the Executive Master in Business Administration (MBA) at the University of WisconsinMilwaukee.
I am a senior member of the IEEE (S'93 M'02 SM'06)
and a member of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) (M'02).
I serve as an ABET EAC program evaluator for both computer and electrical engineering programs.
I was recognized by STEM Forward as the Young Engineer of the Year in 2013
and by MSOE and our students as the Oscar Werwath Distinguished Teacher in 2016.
Additionally, I serve on the Board of Trustees for the Milwaukee Repertory Theater
|Dr. Eric Durant
Program Director, MS in Machine Learning
Professor, EECS Department
Milwaukee School of Engineering
1025 North Broadway
Milwaukee WI 53202-3109
Pronouns: he, him, his