researcher profile Richard Hendriks

Assistant Professor

Expertise: Audio signal processing

Themes: Biomedical devices

Contact details

Group: Circuits and Systems (CAS)
Department of Microelectronics
Room:HB 17.080
Phone:+31-15-27 87191

List of publications


Richard C. Hendriks was born in Schiedam, The Netherlands. He received the B.Sc., M.Sc. (cum laude) and Ph.D. (cum laude) degrees in electrical engineering from the Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, in 2001, 2003 and 2008, respectively. Currently, he is an assistant professor in the Circuits and Systems (signal processing) group of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science at Delft University of Technology. In March 2010 he received a VENI grant for his proposal �Intelligibility Enhancement for Speech Communication Systems�

Research visits

  1. September 2005 till December 2005: Visiting Researcher at the Institute of Communication Acoustics, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany.
  2. March 2008 till March 2009: Visiting researcher at Oticon A/S, Sm�rum, Denmark.

Research interest

His main research interests are digital speech and audio processing, including single- and multi-microphone acoustical noise reduction, speech enhancement and intelligibility of speech in noise.

Current and past projects

  1. 2003 � 2008: STW project DET.6042 �Single-Microphone Enhancement of Noisy Speech Signals�. A collaboration between Delft University of Technology and Philips Research.
  2. 2008 � 2013: STW project DIT.08051 �Intelligibility Enhancement of Noisy Speech�. A collaboration between Delft University of Technology and Oticon A/S.
  3. July 2010 � present: Veni/STW project �Intelligibility Enhancement for Speech Communication Systems�. A collaboration between Delft University of Technology and Bosch Security Systems B.V.
  4. 2010 � 2015: CSC project speech enhancement in wireless sensor networks.
  5. April 2014 - present: STW project Spatially Correct Multi-Microphone Noise
  6. 2016 - present: Smart sensing for Aviation (crack) Reduction Strategies suitable for Hearing Aids.
  7. 2015 � present: CSC project speech enhancement in wireless sensor networks.


EE2S31 Signal processing

Digital signal processing; stochastic processes

ET4386 Estimation and detection

Basics of detection and estimation theory, as used in statistical signal processing, adaptive beamforming, speech enhancement, radar, telecommunication, localization, system identification, and elsewhere.

IN4182 Digital audio and speech processing

Audio, speech and acoustic signal processing, speech enhancement, microphone-array signal processing


Earlier recognition of cardiovascular diseases

Atrial Fibrillation FIngerPrinting: Spotting Bio-Electrical Markers to Early Recognize Atrial Fibrillation by the Use of a Bottom-Up Approach

Signal processing over wireless acoustic sensor networks

Microphone subset selection for WASNs.

Smart sensing for Aviation

Detecting damages in composite material manufacturing

Spatially Correct Multi-Microphone Noise Reduction Strategies suitable for Hearing Aids

multichannel signal processing algorithms to help hearing aid users

Intelligibility enhancement for speech communication systems

Can we do "precoding" of speech signals to enhance their intelligibility at the receiver, taking channel distortions and environmental noise into account?

Projects history

Speech enhancement in wireless acoustic sensor networks

Distributed speech enhancement algorithms using a large number of microphones distributed in the environment

Intelligibility Enhancement of Noisy Speech

The objective of the project is to develop a speech enhancement system which specifically aims at improving the intelligibility of the speech signal.

Last updated: 11 Jan 2017