James Madison University

Yingjiu Nie, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

PHOTO: Yingjiu Nie, Ph.D.
  • Office: HBS 1016
  • Phone: 540-568-3867
  • Email: nieyx@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    MSC 4304
    235 Martin Luther King Jr Way
    Harrisonburg, VA 22807

Education

  • University of Minnesota Ph.D in Speech-Language-Hearing Science
  • University of Minnesota M.A. in Communication Disorders
  • Capital University of Medical Sciences, China Master of Medicine (Otology)
  • University of South China, China Bachelor of Medicine

Research and Teaching Areas

  • Speech perception in adults and children with normal hearing and hearing loss
  • Implantable auditory prosthesis
  • Auditory scene analysis
  • Tinnitus
  • Audiologic Assessment (CSD 514)
  • Tinnitus and Pharmacology (CSD 550)
  • Cochlear Implants (CSD 720)

Research Laboratory

  • Auditory Perception in Children and Adults Lab


Current and Ongoing Research Projects

  • The effect of amplitude modulation interference/confusion on speech understanding in noise in children and adults.
  • Developmental effect on perceptual weighting of acoustic cues for speech understanding in noise.
  • Auditory stream segregation with cochlear implant processed signals

Publications (last five years)

Publications in journals:

  • Jin, S., Nie, Y., & Nelson, P. (2013). Masking release and modulation interference in cochlear implant and simulation listeners. American Journal Of Audiology, 22(1), 135-146.

Publications in Proceedings of Meetings:

  • Nie, Y., Svec, A., Munson, B., and Nelson, P. (2013). The effects of temporal envelope confusion on listeners’ phoneme and word recognition. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics.

Book Chapters:

  • Nie, Y., Chi, Y., Wang, Z. Pediatric Otoacoustic Emission. in Sichang Jiang Ed. Diagnosis and Difference Diagnosis of Otorhinolaryngology-Head-Neck-Surgery (in Chinese). Beijing: Peking Union Medical College Press, 2000, 730-734.
  • Chi Y., Wang, Z., and Nie, Y. Electric Response Audiometry to Pediatric Age Group. in: Sichang Jiang Ed. Diagnosis and Difference Diagnosis of Otorhinolaryngology-Head-Neck-Surgery (in Chinese). Beijing: Peking Union Medical College Press, 2000, 723-729.