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I am an articulatory phonetician who specializes in lingual ultrasound. My research focuses on motor program transfer among similar phonemes in a speaker's repertoire, both between an L1 and an L2 and within an L1, as well as sound changes subsequent to this and longer-term shaping of phonological inventories. I have also investigated the articulatory and acoustic properties of the so-called fricative vowels (摩擦化元音) and apical vowels (舌尖元音).

I have areal specializations in the Grassfields languages of Cameroon, especially the Ring languages, and the Wu 吴 dialects of Chinese.

Currently, I am a doctoral candidate in the Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley.