Jacob Donley is currently a research scientist at Facebook Reality Labs (fka Oculus Research) in Redmond, WA with previous experience lecturing Signals and Systems at the University of Wollongong. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Computer) and his PhD research focused on Digital Signal Processing (DSP) aimed at improving the reproduction of personal sound in shared environments. Jacobs research interests are in signal processing, speech enhancement, machine learning, array processing (microphone and loudspeaker), beamforming and multi-zone sound field reproduction. He also has experience with multimedia perception, room acoustics, spatial audio, eye tracking, electroencephalography (EEG), 2D and 3D image analysis and image registration. Jacob has been the recipient of an Australian Postgraduate Award, Global Challenges PhD scholarship, Telstra scholarship and has been included in the UOW faculty Dean’s Merit list. Jacob is an active member of the IEEE and IEEE Signal Processing Society.
2016: Univeristy of Wollongong – Outstanding Contribution to Teaching and Learning (OCTAL) Nomination
2014: University of Wollongong – Global Challenges PhD Scholarship
2014: Department of Education and Training – Australian Postgraduate Award
2010: University of Wollongong – Dean’s Merit
2010: Telstra – Telstra University Scholarship
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