With my 27 years+ experience in academics, research, development, management and field-operations, in the domains of IT, telecommunication and electronics, I wish to promote research, entrepreneurship, knowledge and skills in India!
Notice:MS or PhD candidates desirous to work with me at IIIT Chittoor,Sri City, in Signal Processing (speech, image, video), Smart Cities (IoTs), Robotics (embedded circuits) or Intelligent Systems areas can apply:[email protected]
Currently working as Head of Research 'Centre for Smart Cities' (CSC) and Associate Professor at IIIT Chittoor, Sri City (since 01Aug 2014). Worked as faculty and researcher at IIIT, Hyderabad with Prof. B. Yegnanarayana in the area of speech signal processing of nonverbal speech sounds such as emotional speech, paralinguistic sounds and expressive voices (2010-14).
Ph.D. (ECE), IIIT, Hyderabad (2010-2014) [Advisor: Prof. B. Yegnanarayana]. M.Tech. (CSE), IIT Madras (1996-98). MBA (Fin. & Marketing), SMU (2003-05). B. E. (ECE), University of Roorkee (now IIIT, Roorkee) (1984-88).
1. (a) 'Finding acoustic cues for emotion recognition' with SAIT, Bangalore [Rs75 Lakhs] and (b) 'Virtual Labs' [Rs 40 Lakhs], at Speech & Vision Lab, IIIT, Hyderabad (2010-14). 2. 'Application Compatibility of Windows Vista, WS 2008 and Windows 7', at Microsoft IDC, Hyderabad (2005-09). 3. 'Indiatimes Voice Portal, at Estel Technologies, New Delhi (2004-05) [Rs 5 Crores].
My experiences in IT, Electronics and Telecom domains in diverse sectors such as Defence, R&D, Industry and Academics may be leveraged by desirous students and organisations, aiming towards excellence.
- Hold 02 global patents jointly with IIIT, Hyderabad and Samsung Research India, SAIT, Bangalore (2012, 2013). - Commendation by Chief of Air Staff (1996). - PC member of ICON 2015, MIKE 2015 and ICON 2014. - Reviewer for JASA and several conferences. - Keynote speaker at ISPCC 2015.
Get in touch if you would like to do MS/PhD, research project or research collaboration with me.