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Jiong "Joe" Hu, PhD

Assistant Professor

Contact

Phone: 209.945.6665
Email: jhu@pacific.edu

Education

BS in Physics, Nanjing University

PhD, Ohio University

At Pacific Since: 2015

Jiong "Joe" Hu, PhD earned his bachelor of science in physics from Nanjing University in China. He became interested in the field of audiology and continued his education at Ohio University where he earned his doctor of philosophy in 2013. He joined the Pacific faculty in 2015.  

Dr. Hu is a member of the American Academy of Audiology. His primary research interests are auditory electrophysiology and neuroplasticity. Most recently his research has focused on examining the effect of language background on pitch coding ability at the brainstem level in newborns and young infants.  

Dr. Hu enjoys hiking, running and playing badminton. He loves riding motorcycles and is also a licensed pilot.

 

Teaching Philosophy: "Students first."

Courses:

AUD 303 - Instrumentation
AUD 343 - Research Method
AUD 345 - Hearing Disorders

 

Research Summary: “The effect of language background on pitch coding ability at the brainstem level in newborns and young infants.”

Research Interests:

Auditory Electrophysiology
Neuroplasticity