Music & Entertainment Industry Studies Department
Catalin Grigoras, Ph.D.
As Director of the National Center
for Media Forensics, Grigoras has the privilege to coordinate the
Center’s activity, including education and scientific projects. His
research encompasses digital signal processing in forensic multimedia,
including digital recording authentication, audio/image analysis,
enhancement, and automatic speaker recognition. His research into
digital signal processing has resulted in advanced methods to
authenticate digital audio/video recordings and semiautomatic systems
for forensic speaker recognition. Grigoras was chairman of the European
Network of Forensic Science Institutes – Forensic Speech and Audio
Analysis Working Group between 2007-2009. He is a member of the Audio
Engineering Society Subcommittee on Forensic Audio and the International
Association of Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics. He has published
numerous forensic audio/video articles and is a co-author of "Best Practice Guidelines for ENF Analysis in Forensic Authentication of Digital Evidence" (2009).