Kostas Kokkinakis

Social and Behavioral Sciences -
Assistant Professor
Primary office:
Dole Human Development Center, 3027
University of Kansas
1000 Sunnyside Ave.
Lawrence, KS 66045
Second office:
Haworth Hall, 4152



Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Liverpool
M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Liverpool
B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Sheffield


Selected Publications

Viswanathan, N., Kokkinakis, K., & Williams, B. T. (2016). Spatially separating language masker from target results in spatial and linguistic masking release [Journal Articles]. 140(6), 465 & ndash;470. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.4968034
Kokkinakis, K., Runge, C., Tahmina, Q., & Hu, Y. (2015). Evaluation of a spectral subtraction strategy to suppress reverberant energy in cochlear implant devices [Journal Articles]. 138(1), 115 & ndash;124. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.4922331
Mason, M., & Kokkinakis, K. (2014). Perception of consonants in reverberation and noise by adults fitted with bimodal devices [Journal Articles]. 57(4), 1512–1520. https://doi.org/10.1044/2014_JSLHR-H-13-0127
Kong, Y. Y., Mulangi, A., & Kokkinakis, K. (2014). Classification of fricative consonants for speech enhancement in hearing devices [Journal Articles]. 9(4), e95001. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0095001
Kokkinakis, K., & Cox, C. (2014). Reducing the impact of wind noise on cochlear implant processors with two microphones [Journal Articles]. 135(5), EL219. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.4871583
Kokkinakis, K., & Pak, N. (2013). Binaural advantages in users of bimodal and bilateral cochlear implant devices [Journal Articles]. EL47. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.4831955
Hu, Y., & Kokkinakis, K. (2013). Effects of early and late reflections on intelligibility of reverberated speech by cochlear implant listeners [Journal Articles]. EL22. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.4834455
Kokkinakis, K., Azimi, B., Hu, Y., & Friedland, D. (2012). Single and multiple microphone noise reduction strategies in cochlear implants [Journal Articles]. 16(2), 102–116.
Kokkinakis, K., Hazrati, O., & Loizou, P. C. (2011). A channel-selection criterion for suppressing reverberation in cochlear implants [Journal Articles]. 129(5), 3221–3232.
Kokkinakis, K., & Loizou, P. C. (2011). The impact of reverberant self-masking and overlap- masking effects on speech intelligibility by cochlear implant listeners [Journal Articles]. 130(3), 1099–1102.

Selected Grants

Binaural auditory training in cochlear implant listeners. UL1 TR 000001. Frontiers Pilot and Collaborative Studies Trail Blazer Award (CTSA/KUMC/NIH). $3000.00. (5/1/2014 - 5/1/2015). Federal. Status: Funded
Binaural speech perception with auditory prostheses. UL1 TR 000001. Frontiers Pilot and Collaborative Studies Funding Program (CTSA/KUMC/NIH). $30000.00. (3/1/2013 - 3/1/2014). Federal. Status: Funded
Blind processing for better speech recognition with cochlear implant devices.. R03 DC 008882. NIDCD/NIH. $225000.00. (6/1/2009 - 6/1/2013). Federal. Status: Funded. $75,000 awarded to KU.
Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship. $25000.00. (12/31/2004). Foreign (company, govt, agencies, etc.). Status: Funded
Award of Excellence. National Scholarship Foundation (United Kingdom). $10000.00. (12/31/2000). Federal. Status: Funded
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