Dr. Bhiksha Raj, who earned his Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering at Carnegie Mellon in 2000, has devoted his career to developing speech- and audio-processing technology. He has had several seminal contributions in the areas of robust speech recognition, audio analysis and signal enhancement, and has pioneered the area of privacy-preserving speech processing. He is also the chief architect of the popular Sphinx-4 speech-recognition system.
Before earning his Ph.D. at CMU, Dr. Bhiksha Raj received a bachelor's degree from Osmania University and a master's degree from the Indian Institute of Technology — both in electronics and communications.
He is currently a professor at Language Technology Institute, School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University.
Dr. Bhiksha Raj will be taking the Introduction to Deep Learning course at Turnkey for a duration of 3 months.