Organizers

General Chair

B. Yegnanarayana

INSA Senior Scientist International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad

General Co-Chairs

C. Chandra Sekhar

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Shrikanth Narayanan

University of Southern California, Los Angeles

S. Umesh

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

S. R. M. Prasanna

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

Technical Program Chairs

A. Hema Murthy

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Preeti Rao

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Paavo Alku

Aalto University, Aalto

Prasanta Kumar Ghosh

Indian Institute of Science Bangalore

Local Organizing Committee

V. Suryakanth Gangashetty

International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad

V. Kamakshi Prasad

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad

C. Krishna Mohan

Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

Publicity Committee

Chandra Sekhar Seelamantula

Indian Institute of Science Bangalore

A. G. Ramakrishnan

Indian Institute of Science Bangalore

T. V. Sreenivas

Indian Institute of Science Bangalore

Mathew Magimai-Doss

Idiap Research Institute, Martigny

Andreas Stolcke

Microsoft ResearchUSA

Sponsorship Committee

Sriram Ganapathy

Indian Institute of Science Bangalore

Prem Natarajan

University of Southern California, Los Angeles

Rohit Prasad

Amazon, USA

Lin-shan Lee

National Taiwan University, Taipei

Ajish Abraham

All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysore

Tutorials

V. Ramasubramanian

International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore

Yannis Stylianou

University of Crete, Crete

G. Panayiotis Georgiou

University of Southern California, Los Angeles

Israel Cohen

Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Technion City

Satellite Workshops

Mark Hasegawa-Johnson

University of Illinois, Urbana

Gerard Bailly

GIPSA Lab, CNRS

A. Hemant Patil

Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Gandhinagar

Finance

K. Sreenivasa Rao

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

A. D. Dileep

Indian Institute of Technology Mandi

Publications

K. Samudravijaya

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

T. Nagarajan

SSN College of Engineering, Chennai

Samuel Thomas

IBM Watson Research Center, USA

D. R. Sanand

Toshiba Research, UK

Special Events

Preethi Jyothi

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Pratibha Moogi

Samsung R&D, Bangalore

Dinesh Babu

International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore

Deepu Vijayasenan

Assistant Professor

Students Affairs and Grants

H. L. John Hansen

University of Texas-Dallas, USA

Priyankoo Sarmah

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

Web, Tools and APPs

Chandra Sekhar Seelamantula

Indian Institute of Science Bangalore

Srikanth Madikeri

IDIAP, Martigny

Harshavardhan Sundar

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

Ajay Srinivasamurthy

Amazon, Bengaluru

Anil Kumar Vuppala

International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad

Special Sessions and Challenges

Brian Kingsbury

IBM Research, USA

Shiva Sundaram

Amazon, USA

Bhuvana Ramabhadran

Google Inc., USA

Industry Liaison

Radhakrishnan Srikanth

Microsoft, Hyderabad

Jithendra Vepa

Samsung R&D, Bangalore

Social Events

R. Padmanabhan

Indian Institute of Technology Mandi

K. S. Vijaya Sekhar

International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad

V. V. Ramana

International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad

Exhibits

K. Sri Rama Murty

Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

Vinay Kumar Mittal

Ritwik Software Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad

Sunayana Sitaram

Microsoft India Bangalore

Show and Tell

Ananth Sankar

LinkedIn USA

Kalika Bali

Microsoft Research LabIndia