Danielle Benesch

Master's student


Danielle Benesch holds a B.Sc. in Cognitive Science from Osnabrück University and a M.A.Sc. in Engineering from École de technologie supérieure. She is currently working as a Technology Lead in Applied Cognition at Thales Group. During her graduate work co-supervised by Profs. Jérémie Voix and Rachel Bouserhal, she worked on the “Sensitive Ear” project, which focused on developing a wearable technology for managing decreased sound tolerance. Her research interests include audio processing, affective computing, and assistive technology design.


  • ResonatorTube Contributor Award
  • Award for the quality of reviews provided through the SARA article review service
  • 2nd Place (tied) in 3-Minute Thesis Competition
  • Best Student Presentation Award
  • Scholarship for master studies abroad
  • Globalink Graduate Fellowship
  • Misophonia Student Research Grant
  • Agile Seed Funding
  • Open Source Audio Processing ASA Challenge
  • Financial support for the dissemination and promotion of research work