Dimitar D. Deliyski

Dimitar D. Deliyski
  • MSU Foundation Professor
  • Communicative Sciences and Disorders


Dimitar D. Deliyski is a pioneer and international leader in the field of voice and speech disorders, and Chair of the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders.

A native of Bulgaria, Deliyski received his PhD in signal processing from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Sofia, Bulgaria, in 1990. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship in communication sciences and disorders at the University of Memphis in 1990-1992. Deliyski has a master’s and bachelor’s degree in computer science from Sofia Technical University, also in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Prior to MSU, Deliyski served as the Cotton Chair of Otolaryngology Research at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and associate director of the Communication Sciences Research Center. He has also held academic appointments with the University of Cincinnati as a tenured associate professor in otolaryngology – head and neck surgery and affiliated associate professor in communication sciences and disorders, and he served as an adjunct professor with the Interdisciplinary Mathematics Institute at the University of South Carolina, Columbia. He has an extensive publication record and is an international leader in laryngeal imaging and vocal analysis research.