Paul Mayo received his Bachelors of Audio Engineering from Belmont University in 2016, returning to his alma mater for a Masters in 2018. During his graduate studies, Paul worked as the Chief of Repairs & Service for Miktek Microphones, designed nonlinear modeling algorithms for Apogee Electronics, and taught courses in electronics, digital signal processing, and songwriting. Paul's current areas of research interest include digital signal processing, hearing aids, psychoacoustics, and cochlear implants. After finishing his Ph.D., Paul intends on acquiring a position in academia, where he hopes to pay forward the life-changing mentorship he has received over the years. 

Areas of Interest

  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Psychoacoustics
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Nonlinear Systems Modeling
  • Hearing Aids


  • MS
    Audio Engineering


  • 2018-10-18
    AES 145th Convention Best Peer-Reviewed Paper Award