|Professor and Microsoft Chair|
Hyderabad - 500032
|Telephone:||+91-40-6653-1271 (Off); +91-40-6653-1422 (Lab); +91-40-2300-4627 (Res)|
Areas of Interest: Signal Processing, Speech Signal Processing, Computer Vision and Neural Networks
Brief Bio: (click here for full biodata)
B. Yegnanarayana received the B.Sc. degree from Andhra University, Waltair, India, in 1961, and the B.E., M.E., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical communication engineering from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore, India, in 1964, 1966, and 1974, respectively.
He is a Professor and Microsoft Chair at the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Hyderabad. Prior to joining IIIT, he was a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, India, from 1980 to 2006. He was the Chairman of the Department from 1985 to 1989. He was a Visiting Associate Professor of computer science at Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, from 1977 to 1980. He was a member of the faculty at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, from 1966 to 1978. He has supervised 36 M.S. theses and 29 Ph.D. dissertations. His research interests are in signal processing, speech, image processing, and neural networks. He has published over 300 papers in these areas in IEEE journals and other international journals, and in the proceedings of national and international conferences. He is also the author of the book Artificial Neural Networks (Prentice-Hall of India, 1999).
Dr. Yegnanarayana was an Associate Editor for the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SPEECH AND AUDIO PROCESSING from 2003 to 2006. He is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy, and a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences. He was the recipient of the Third IETE Prof. S. V. C. Aiya Memorial Award in 1996. He received the Prof. S. N. Mitra memorial Award for the year 2006 from the Indian National Academy of Engineering.
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