I lead the efforts on sound based diagnostics for Covid-19 - Project Coswara This project attempts the use of cough, speech and breathing sounds for cost-effective and contact-less testing of Covid-19 infection. For participation in the study, visit the recording link


I am an Associate Professor at the Electrical Engineering Dept., Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. My research interests are in signal processing, machine learning, deep learning and neuroscience with applications to robust speech recognition, speech enhancement, speech coding and audio analytics including biometrics.

Before joining as a faculty member at the Indian Institute of Science, I spent 4 years as a Research Staff Member at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY, USA. I completed my Ph.D. with Prof. Hynek Hermansky, at Center for Language and Speech Processing, Dept. of ECE, Johns Hopkins University, USA.

Detailed CV - Resume (Jan 2021)

Recent Updates

Dec. 2021 - Promoted as Associate Professor

Dec. 2020 - Verisk AI Faculty Award for 2021

Nov. 2020 - Subject Editor Elsevier Speech Communications Journal 2021-2022

July 2019 - Technical Area Pick Award, Journal of Acoustic Society of America.

Dec. 2019 - Nominated for Best Paper Award, IEEE ASRU Workshop, Singapore.

July 2019 - Best Technical Paper Award, Journal of Acoustic Society of America.

Sept. 2018 - Delivered Invited Keynote Talk on Speaker and Langauge Recognition, Interspeech 2018.

May 2018 - Awarded the DAE Young Scientist Research Award (YSRA), Thanks to Department of Atomic Energy (DAE).


Learning and Extraction of Acoustic Patterns, LEAP


C334, Electrical Engineering, IISc
+91 80 2293 2433
sriramg at iisc dot ac dot in