Name of the Temporary positions: Junior Research Fellow (JRF) leads to PhD
Number of positions: 01 (One)
Name of the Research Project:"Masking of interfering sounds in a crowded environment for hearing aid applications "
Name of the Sponsoring Agency:Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB),GOI, Reference NoEEQ/2018/001338
Job Description: This work involves development of algorithm for increasing of speech intelligibility for hearing-impaired listeners in the presence of competingsoundsIdentification of various features those distinguish interfering sounds from the target speech Development of deep neural network (DNN) based algorithm to address this problem A deep neural network is trained to estimate the mask for a target talker in the presence of competing sounds based on auditory processing model
Essential Qualifications and experience: ME/MTech in Electronics (GATE qualification is a must) and Communication or equivalent degree to perform requisite simulation and experimental work
Desirable Qualifications/ Experiences: The candidate with sound knowledge in Signal Processing, Probability Theory and Linear Algebra is preferred ProgramingskillsinC++/MATLAB/PYTHON will be given added preference