Rajesh M. Hegde

Office: ACES 203-B, Dept. of Electrical Engg., IIT Kanpur India
Labs ACES 203, 204 : MiPS Lab,WSN Lab MiPS Lab (For access inside IIT-K)
Phone: +91-512-259-6248 (Off) 
Fax: +91-512-259-0063
Email: rhegde@iitk.ac.in

My current and Updated webpage is at : http://rajeshmhegde.com

Rajesh M Hegde is currently a Professor in the Dept. of Electrical Engineering at IIT  Dharwad  (On Leave from IIT Kanpur). He was the Umang Gupta Chair Professor and the P.K. Kelkar Fellow (2009-13) at IIT Kanpur. His areas of interest include Machine Learning, AI, future wireless networks, pervasive/mobile communication, WSN, IoT, speech/audio processing for ASR and VR, multimodal information fusion. He also has considerable interest in robotics applications.. He has also served as the Head of the Center for Continuing Education (CCE) at IIT Kanpur.

imagesArtificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Future 5G Wireless Networks @ IEEE-BIS Seminar 2018 (Press Coverage)
imagesShort Video Overview of : Speech Recognition, and Text to Speech Synthesis
Invited Lectures on Spatial Audio Processing at WiSSAP 2017, Tutorial on Array Signal Processing at NCC 2017
Development of Bionic Ears for Spatial Audio Applications

images Technology Transfer of Digital Mandi System to BSNL : A White Paper
imagesBroad Band Applications for Model Village (Photos) (Economic Times Telecom - Interview)
imagesSMS Compression for Indian Languages 
imagesMOOC on Mobiles for Development :   Speech Technology for Mobile Phones 
imageDigital Mandi for Odisha Launch, OTV News Coverage
imageDigital Mandi for Indian Kisan Launch, Coverage in The Hindu
imageDigital Mandi for  Haryana Launch
imageSocially Relevant Computing - Article in Directions

 Research Interests

  • Sensor Array and Multi channel Signal processing
  • Multi microphone Speech Processing and Distant Speech Recognition
  • ICT in Agricultural Applications and Emergency Response
  • Localization and Mapping in Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Pervasive Computing and Communication
  • Spatial Audio for Virtual and Augmented Reality 
  • Multimodal Signal Processing and Information Fusion      
  • Speech Signal Processing and Recognition of Indian Languages

Research Labs

Selected Past Affiliations



System Demos

  • Digital Mandi for The Indian Kisan
  • Intelligent Video  Retreival on Cell phone
  • Speech based Camera Steering System (Rapid Prototype developed on NI CompaqRIO)
  • AVSR (with Intel Libraries)
  • CaL-SAT (A multi modalsituation aware computing prototype)
  • CaL-SAT Integrated with Rich Feeds