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Daniel Aalto, PhD, MSc

Assistant Professor, Research Scientist (iRSM)

Rehabilitation Medicine

Communication Sciences and Disorders

About Me


PhD - Mathematics - Aalto University, Finland, 2010

Lic. Sc (Tech.) -  Engineering Mathematics - Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, 2008

MSc (Tech.) -  Engineering Physics and Mathematics - Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, 2005

Areas of interest

Computer simulation of head and neck functions; development of assistive technology to improve the predictability of surgical treatments; experimental validation of computer models of speech, swallowing, and chewing models; adoption of advanced simulation techniques to surgical planning workflows; 


Communication Sciences and Disorders, Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta

Institute for Reconstructive Sciences in Medicine (iRSM), Misericordia Community Hospital, Edmonton


Sound studies initiative

Neuroscience and mental health institute

Head and Neck Research Network

ADT foundation

Acoustical Society of America