Chandra Sekhar Seelamantula

September 27, 2014 - present: Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science.
July 20, 2009 - September 26, 2014: Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science.
July 2012 - present: Associate Faculty, Centre for Neuroscience, Indian Institute of Science.
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, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.


Demonstration for ICASSP 2017 submission (for review) - Demos and ImageJ plugin available for download by clicking on the link below.

Spectrum lab time line
  1. August 18, 2016: Aniruddha Adiga gave his PhD Thesis Colloquium today at 4 PM in the Multimedia Classroom of the EE department. His presentation is entitled, "Sparsity driven auditory wavelet design and blind deconvolution."
  2. August 14, 2016: Subhash Chandran has an accepted abstract to the Bernstein Conference, to be held in Berlin, September 21-23, 2016.
  3. August 13, 2016: CSS is invited to be a reviewer for Mathematical Reviews/MathSciNet Reviewer Number: 122253.
  4. July 30, 2016: The IISc Robert-Bosch Centre for Cyberphysical Systems has selected three Masters projects from the Spectrum Lab for supporting under the M.Tech. Grant.
  5. June 28, 2016: CSS gave an invited talk on "What can signal processing do for coherent imaging?" at the Johannes Kepler University Zentrum fur Oberflachen und Nanoanalytik, Linz, Austria.
  6. June 27, 2016: Jishnu Sadasivan received the ISCA grant to attend Interspeech 2016.
  7. June 20-23, 2016: CSS gave an invited talk on "Phase retrieval in shift-invariant spaces and application to optical imaging" at the Volkswagen Stiftung MOIMA Symposium on Mathematical Optics, Image Modelling, and Algorithms, at Schloss Herrenhausen, Hannover, Germany.
  8. June 10, 2016: We have three accepted papers at Interspeech 2016. Congratulations Harsha, Gokul, and Jishnu.
  9. June 10, 2016: Sreenivasa Murthy has an accepted paper to Sadhana Journal of the Indian Academy of Sciences.
  10. May 7, 2016: We have two accepted papers at ICIP 2016. Congratulations Harish, Sujith and Badarish.
  11. May 2, 2016: Aniruddha Adiga won the Best Presentation Award in the Signal Processing session, at the IISc Division of Electrical Sciences Symposium 2016 held in the Faculty Hall, April 28 and 29, 2016.
  12. March 31, 2016: Satish Mulleti and Basty Ajay Shenoy have an accepted paper to the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. 
  13. March 29, 2016: Basty Ajay Shenoy and Satish Mulleti's paper features on the cover-page of the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing (January and February 2016 issue).
  14. March 13, 2016: Karthik Upadhya has an accepted paper to Elsevier (Signal Processing).
  15. January 21, 2016: Ravi Ranganath Shenoy successfully defended his PhD thesis on "Spectral and Temporal Zero-Crossings-Based Signal Analysis." Prof. Hynek Hermansky (Johns Hopkins University) and Prof. Hema Murthy (IIT Madras, Chennai) are his thesis examiners. Dr. Pushkar Patwardhan (Nokia R&D, Bangalore; currently with Lightmetrics, Bangalore) is co-advisor. Ravi is the first PhD student to graduate out of the Spectrum Lab and the seventh research student to graduate out of the lab. Ravi is also a co-founder of the company Lightmetrics (
  16. January 13, 2016: Sudarshan Nagesh successfully defended his M.Sc.(Eng.) thesis on "Super-Resolution Reconstruction in Biomedical Applications -- A Finite Rate of Innovation Approach." He is the sixth M.Sc.(Eng.) student to graduate from the Spectrum Lab. He will be pursuing a PhD at the Rice University with Prof. Ashok Veeraraghavan.
  17. January 6, 2016: Suprosanna Shith (ME - Signal Processing), Aritra Bhowmik (ME - System Science and Automation), and Deepak R (ME - System Science and Automation) joined the Spectrum Lab for pursuing their Masters projects.
  18. January 6, 2016: We have four accepted papers to National Conference on Communications (NCC) 2016.
Job openings
  1. August 13, 2016: We are looking for App Developers for iPhone and Android phones. Immediate appointment for candidates with good qualifications and credentials.