Spectrum Lab

September 27, 2014 - present: Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science (IISc).
July 20, 2009 - September 26, 2014: Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IISc.
July 2012 - present: Associate Faculty, Centre for Neuroscience, IISc.
February 2014 - present: Vice Chair, IEEE Signal Processing Society Bangalore Chapter (Treasurer and Secretary of the chapter during 2011-2013).
April 2006 - July 2009: Postdoctoral Fellow, Biomedical Imaging Group, Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland.
April 2005 - March 2006: Consultant, M/s. ESQUBE Communication Solutions Private Limited, Bangalore.
PhD in 2005 from Department of Electrical Communication Engineering, IISc


Latest news

My lecture on "Deep Learning Meets Sparse Coding," delivered at the Brain, Computation, and Learning Workshop 2017 (http://events.csa.iisc.ernet.in/bcl2017/is now available on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3q05c1PIRg (>1300 views).

Second Workshop on Brain, Computation, and Learning 2018 will be held in IISc, January 8-13, 2018. For registration and program details, visit:

INTERSPEECH 2018 will be held in India! The call for papers is out! Do participate. For more details, visit: http://interspeech2018.org/

Positions open
IMPRINT proposals - research and development positions open in glaucoma analysis and ultrasound imaging, opportunities in both hardware (transducer design and FPGA development) and software; 
great opportunities for Android and iOS programmers.
Two project assistant and two postdoc positions available in our lab. 
Immediate recruitment. Area of research: Sub-Nyquist Sampling, Sparsity-Aware Signal Processing, Speech Processing (Text-to-speech synthesis in particular). 
Apply by sending your CV by email to chandra.sekhar@ee.iisc.ernet.in. 

Spectrum lab time-line
  1. December 28, 2017: Subhadip has an accepted paper to IEEE Signal Processing Letters.
  2. December 11, 2017: Sunil and Sudarshan have an accepted paper to IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing.
  3. November 17, 2017: Aniruddha Adiga, Aritra Bhowmik, Subhadip Mukherjee, Debabrata Mahapatra have accepted papers to NIPS 2017 Bayesian Deep Learning Workshop.
  4. September 13, 2017: Subhadip Mukherjee gave his PhD thesis colloquium on "Sparsity driven solutions to linear and quadratic inverse problems."
  5. September 11, 2017: Satish Mulleti defended his PhD thesis successfully today, on "Sub-Nyquist Sampling and Super-Resolution Imaging." Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri from IIT Bombay was the Indian examiner and Prof. Massimo Francesschetti, University of California San Diego was the international examiner. 
  6. September 2, 2017: Aritra and Suprosanna have an accepted paper to IEEE Signal Processing Letters.
  7. August 28, 2017: Harish has an accepted paper to IEEE TENCON.
  8. July 31, 2017: Satish Mulleti has an accepted paper to Nature Scientific Reports.
  9. July 12, 2017: Satish Mulleti has an accepted paper to the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing.
  10. July 5, 2017: Debabrata Mahapatra was awarded the NR Khambhati Memorial Gold Medal for the Best Master of Engineering (Systems Science and Automation) student. See the album for the picture. Congratulations Deb!
  11. July 5, 2017: Debabrata Mahapatra, Ashutosh Gupta, and Anindita De at the IISc convocation today. His Excellency, the President of India was present at the convocation. See the album for the pics.
  12. June 6, 2017: Sunil Rudresh has an accepted paper to IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing.
  13. June 5, 2017: Harish Kumar JR received the IEEE SPS Travel Grant for attending ICIP 2017.
  14. May 22, 2017: Jitendra Kumar Dhiman and Karthika Vijayan have accepted papers at Interspeech 2017.
  15. May 8, 2017: Harish Kumar JR has an accepted paper to ICIP 2017.
  16. May 1, 2017: I am now Senior Area Editor of IEEE Signal Processing Letters.
  17. March 20, 2017: Sujith Kumar and Akhil Chaturvedi have an accepted paper in SLAS (Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening) journal. This is a collaborative effort with Prof. Sai Siva Gorthi from Instrumentation and Applied Physics, IISc.
  18. March 16, 2017: Subhadip Mukherjee has an accepted paper at SPARS 2017, which will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, June 5-8, 2017.
  19. February 20, 2017: Satish Mulleti submitted his PhD thesis. He is the second PhD student from the lab.
  20. January 12, 2017: Dr. Karthika Vijayan, a postdoc in our lab gets selected for the SERB National Postdoctoral fellowship. 
  21. January 10, 2017: Surya Teja Devarakota (an intern from IIT Hyderabad) and Anjany Kumar Sekuboyina (former student and research assistant) have a paper accepted to the IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI) 2017.