Meet Fan-Gang Zeng Professor, Otolaryngology, Director, Center for Hearing Research
Hearing is the first sense to occur and the last one to go in humans. Hearing loss is invisible and presents a challenge in speech communication especially in noise. Hearing aids and cochlear implants have been stagnant in the last two decades but new technologies from AirPods to artificial intelligence are emerging to help all including people with hearing loss hear well, communicate better and have a more interesting life. The ear, as a natural man-machine interface, will be at the center of this technological revolution. As a result, hearing loss is no longer a stigma and ear devices will be a fashion statement.