Dr. Gunnar Fant
1919-2009
Dr. Gunnar Fant International Member
Professor Emeritus , KTH-Royal Institute of Technology
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  • 1982
  • Electronics, Communication & Information Systems
  • Bioengineering
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  • 1982
  • Electronics, Communication & Information Systems
  • Bioengineering
Memorial Tribute

BY JAMES L. FLANAGAN, HANS G. FORSBERG AND WILLIAM W. LANG

GUNNAR FANT, a pioneer in research on human speech, died on June 6, 2009. Gunnar was internationally respected for his contributions to an understanding of how the sounds of speech are ...

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Election Citation
Pioneering development of acoustic theory of speech production, and innovative leadership in communications technology and in development of prosthetic devices.