Nicole Tomassi, B.S.

Graduate Program for Neuroscience

Boston University


Research Interests

Speech Motor Control; Human-Machine Interface; function of the autonomic nervous system on speech; Neural Modeling


Ph.D., Computational Neuroscience, Boston University 2019-Present

B.S., Applied Mathematics, San Diego State University 2015-2019

Honors and Awards

SigHPC Computational and Data Science Fellowship 2022-2025


  • Weerathunge, H. R., Tomassi, N. E., & Stepp, C. E. (2022). What can altered auditory feedback paradigms tell us about vocal motor control in individuals with voice disorders? Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups.
  • Tomassi, N. E., Weerathunge, H. R., Cushman, M. R., Bohland, J. W., Stepp, C. E. (2022) Assessing ecologically valid methods of auditory feedback measurement in individuals with typical speech. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 
  • Tomassi, N. E., Castro M. E., Timmons Sund, L., Díaz-Cádiz, M. E., Buckley, D. P., & Stepp, C. E. (2022). Effects of sidetone amplification on vocal function during telecommunication. Journal of Voice.