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Biographical entry Seligman, Peter M.

Summary

Peter Seligman worked as a biomedical engineer under the direction of Graeme Clark as a key member of the team which developed the bionic ear. He co-authored several publications with Clark and was also named with him as a co-inventor on three patents. He continued this work at Cochlear Ltd from 1983 to 2009. He eventually became a professor and later continued to work as an honorary at the University of Melbourne and mentor at the Bionics Institute.

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2009
Award - Doctor of Engineering (honoris causa)

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  • Bionic Ear (1969 - )

    Peter Seligman was part of the research team which led to the development of the Bionic Ear

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Archival resources

National Film and Sound Archive of Australia

  • Graeme Clark/bionic ear collection [National Film and Sound Archive of Australia], 1956 - 2009; National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. Details

The University of Melbourne Archives

  • Department of Otolaryngology - Bionic Ear Records, 1949 - 2000; The University of Melbourne Archives. Details

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Books

  • Clark, Graeme Milbourne, Blamey, Peter. J., Brown, A. M., Busby, P. A., Dowell, R. C., Franz, B. K., Pyman, B. C., Shepherd, R. K., Tong, Y. C., Webb R. L., Hirshorn, M. S., Kuzma, J. A., Mecklenburg, D. J., Money, D. K., Patrick, J. F., Seligman, P. M., Nucleus Multi-electrode Cochlear Implant (Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology), vol. 38, Basel: Karger, 1987. Details
  • Worthing, Mark, Graeme Clark: The Man Who Invented the Bionic Ear, Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest, 2015, 221 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Clark, G. M., Blamey, P. J., Busby, P. A., Dowell, R. C., Franz, B. K. - H. G., Musgrave, G. N., Nienhuys, T. G. W., Pyman, B. C., Roberts, S. A., Tong, Y. C., Well, R. L., Kuzma, J. A., Money, D. K., Patrick, J. F., Seligman, P. M., 'A multiple-electrode intracochlear implant for children', Archives of Otolarygology, vol. 113, 1987, pp. 825-8. Details
  • Clark, G. M., Crosby, P. A., Dowell, R. C., Kuzma, J. A., Money, D. K., Patrick, J. F., Seligman, P. M., Tong, Y. C., 'The preliminary clinical trial of a multi-channel cochlear implant hearing prosthesis', Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 74, 1983, pp. 1977-14. Details
  • Clark, G. M., Tong, Y. C., Patrick, J. F., Seligman, P. M., Crosby, P. A., Kuzma, J. A., Money, D. K., 'A multi-channel hearing prosthesis for profound-to-total hearing loss', Journal of Medical Engineering and Technology, vol. 8, 1984, pp. 3-8. Details
  • Tong, Y. C., Clark, G. M., Seligman, P. M., Patrick, J. F., 'Speech processing for a multiple-electrode cochlear implant hearing prosthesis', Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 68, 1980, pp. 1897-9. Details

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