Dr Herman Myburgh

CEO & Co-Founder, HearX Group

Dr Herman Myburgh

CEO & Co-Founder, HearX Group

Biography

Dr Herman Myburgh graduated in 2008 as a Computer Engineer from the University of Pretoria. In 2009 he completed his Master’s degree in Electronic Engineering at the same institution and graduated in 2010 with specialisation in wireless communication system. In 2013 he received his Ph.D. in Computer engineering, also from the University of Pretoria. In his thesis, he designed two novel low complexity joint detector/decoders for the digital mobile receiver. He has presented his work at various international conferences and has published numerous research articles in accredited engineering journals. His current research interests are in wireless communication systems, sensor fusion, artificial intelligence, and mobile health. He is the co-inventor of the hearScreen, hearZA and hearScope smartphone-based hearing assessment solutions and is also a co-founder of the hearX Group (Pty) Ltd. He is currently the Group Head of the Advanced Sensor Networks (ASN) research group in the Department of Electrical, Electronic, and Computer Engineering at the University of Pretoria, South Africa.