On January 21 2020, Audio Analysis Lab member Liming Shi sucecssfully defended his PhD thesis entitled Speech Modeling and Robust Estimation for Diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease. The thesis is concerned with new models and methods for diagnosing Parkinson’s disease from voice signals recorded under noisy conditions. The assessment committee was comprised of Prof. Jonathon Chambers (University of Leicester), Dr. Phil Garner (IDIAP), and Assoc. Prof. Troels Pedersen (AAU). Liming Shi was supervised by Prof. Mads Græsbøll Christensen and co-supervised by Assoc. Prof. Jesper Rindom Jensen and Assoc. Prof. Jesper Kjær Nielsen.