HOD Profile

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Dr Shobha Reddy, Professor & HOD

Dr N H SHOBHA REDDY obtained her BE (ECE) from Mysore University, ME (Power Electronics) from Bangalore University. She was the university topper in Post graduation G and Seventh Rank holder inUnder graduation studies. She obtained her PhD from Osmania University, Hyderabad in ‘SpeechPerception/ Psychoacoustics domain. She has won various academic awards during her UG studies forbeing the subject Topper, Topper of toppers, University Topper etc.. She also has various prizes at Districtas well as State level Debate Competitions and Classical dance performances. She has been the recipientof Topper among girl students in State level 10th class board examination in Karnataka state.

 

Dr. Reddy has 25 years of experience in teaching, research and administration. She has worked in variousreputed Engineering Colleges such as Siddaganga Institute of Technology (Autonomous), Tumkur, Karnataka and Vasavi College of Engineering (Autonomous), Hyderabad. Presently working as Professorand Head in ECE dept. at Methodist College of Engineering since its inception year 2008.

 

She has handled various responsible administrative positions like HOD-Incharge, IT dept. at Vasavi andHOD-CSE, HOD-ECE at Methodist. She has coordinated a number of workshops, delivered lectures asresource person in many of these workshops also. She has been instrumental in various college technicaland non-technical events- Euphoria, Halcyon, Acumen, Metheric-Utsav, Pariyojana and various collegemagazines-Techocrats, Reminiscence, Voices. She has been the member of Academic advisorycommittee, Academics panel , General body, syllabus revision panel and has actively contributed to thesuccessful development of the colleges she had/has been with. She is in PG examiners panel at GNITS,Vasavi and UCE-OU.

 

Her expertise includes Speech signal processing, Digital signal processing, Signals and systems, Microprocessors, Automatic control systems. She has the credit of teaching many more subjects to thebest satisfaction of PG & UG students. She has supervised more than 50 UG projects and presently guidingtwo PhD scholars.

 

She has published 13 research papers indexed in IEEE, IEI, AES. Her thesis titled ‘Effects of Consonant-Vowel Intensity Ratio and Consonant-Duration Modifications on Speech Intelligibility for the Hearing-Impaired’ addressed the social problem of hearing-impairment and focused on developing appropriatespeech signal processing mechanisms to improve speech perception for the advantage of those individuals. She is the life member of IETE, JASA, JASI

  
Faculty name: DR. N H SHOBHA REDDY
Qualification: B.Tech(ECE), M.Tech(PE), Ph.D(ECE)
E-mail Id :shobhanh7@gmail.com
Teaching Experience: 25 years
Previous working Experience:I) Worked as Assistant Professor in SIT, Tumkur ,Karnataka from Aug 1989 – Dec 1996
II) Worked as Associate Professor in SIT, Tumkur ,Karnataka from Dec 1996 – May 2000
III) Worked as Assistant Professor in Vasavi College of Engineering,Hyderabad from Nov 2001 –Nov 2004
IV) Worked as Associate Professor in Vasavi College of Engineering,Hyderabad from Nov 2004 –Aug 2008
V) Worked as Professor & HOD-ECE in Methodist College of Engineering, Hyderabad from Sept 2008 till date
Education Information: I) Ph.D on “Effect of Consonat-Vowel Intensity Ration and Consonant-Vowel Duration on the Speech Intelligibility for the hearing-impaired listeners",OU,Hyderabad(2011)
II) M.Tech. in Power Electronics specialization at Bangalore University,Bangalore.
III) B.Tech in Electronics and Communication at Malnad college of Engineering, Hassan, Mysore University
Area of Specialization:Speech Signal Processing
Subject Handled:I) Speech SignalProcessing
II) Digital Signal Processing
III) Signals and Systems
IV) Microprocessors and Microcontrollers
VI) Computer Organisation and Architecture
VII) Electronic Devices
WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS ATTENDED 1.       “Experimental Evaluation of Improvement in Consonant Recognition for the Hearing impaired Listeners: Role of Consonant-Vowel Intensity Ratio”, International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, Sept 2009. http://www.jatit.org/volumes/research-papers/Vol7No2/2Vol7No2.pdf
2.       “Effect of Consonant Duration Modifications on Speech Perception in Noise-I”, International Journal of Electronics Engineering, Dec2009. http://www.csjournals.com/IJEE/PDF%201-2/10_NH%20Shobha_TG%20Thomas_K%20Subbarao.pdf
3.       “Effect of Consonant Duration Modifications on Speech Perception in Noise-II”, International Journal of Electronics Engineering, June 2010 http://www.csjournals.com/IJEE/PDF%202-1/16.pdf
4.       “Experimentation to Improve Consonant Recognition for the Hearing Impaired listeners”, International Interdisciplinary Journal, Institute of Engineers-INDIA, May 2010. http://www.ieindia.info/public.asp
5.       “Perception of consonant voicing and place of articulation of fricative-vowels on consonant duration modifications”. International Journal of Engineering and Science Invention(IJESI).Vol1,Issue1,Dec2012,pp05-12, http://www.ijesi.org/Vol(1)1/B110512.pdf
6.       “Effect of Consonant Duration Modifications on the Perception of Voicing and Place of Articulation in Syllable-initial Plosives in Noise”. International Journal of Emerging Technology & Advanced Engg (IJETAE), Vol2,Issue12, Dec 2012, pp 127-133. http://www.ijetae.com/files/Volume2Issue12/IJETAE_1212_21.pdf
7. "Effectiveness of Time-expansion of Consonants for the benefit of Hearing-impaired listeners".International Journal of Application or Innovation in Engineering and Management (IJAIEM),Aug 2015, Vol 4 Issue 7, pp 142-150
AUG 2015
8. "Speech Intelligibility Enhancement In The Context Of Hearing-Impairment". International Journal of Application or Innovation in Engineering and Management (IJAIEM), Sept 2015,Vol 4 Issue 8, pp 123-133
9.      “Time-Expanded Speech to Improve the Intelligibility of Consonants for the Hard of Hearing”, 126th convention of Audio Engineering society, Munich, Germany, May 2009. http://www.aes.org/e-lib/browse.cfm?elib=15006
10.      ”Role of Clear Speech Attribute on Fricatives Perception for the Hard of Hearing”, Proc. International conference on Audio, Language and Image processing, ICALIP2008, Shanghai, CHINA, ISBN: 978-1-4244-1723-0,July,2008. http://www.researchgate.net/publication/4360036_Role_of_clear_speech_attribute_on_fricatives_perception_for_the_hard_of_hearing
11.“Influence of Consonant-Vowel Intensity Ratio on Speech Perception for Hearing Impaired Listeners”, Proc. 2008 Congress in Image and Signal processing, IEEE CISP 2008, Hainan, China, ISBN: 978-0-7695-3119-9, May 2008. http://secure3.computer.org/csdl/proceedings/cisp/2008/3119/05/3119e342-abs.html
12. “Speech Processing to Improve Consonant Recognition under Noisy Conditions”, 6th International Symposium on Communication systems, Networks and Digital signal processing IEEE CSNDSP’08, Graz, AUSTRIA, July 2008.
13. “Signal processing to improve Speech intelligibility in sensorineural hearing loss”, Proc. of National conference on Signal processing and automation IEEE NCSPA 07, Pune, India, Sept 2007.
14.“Effect of Speech processing on the perception of synthetic Stop consonants”, National conference on VLSI, Signal processing and communication NS-VSC 2007, Tumkur, Karnataka, India, Feb 2007.
15.“Improvements in speech perception for hearing-impaired listeners: A literature survey”, National conference on Electronics control and Instrumentation ECI-2007, Chennai, India, Jan 2007.

International Journals

  1. N H Shobha et al. “Experimental Evaluation of Improvement in Consonant Recognition for the Hearing impaired Listeners: Role of Consonant-Vowel Intensity Ratio”, International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, Sept 2009. http://www.jatit.org/volumes/research-papers/Vol7No2/2Vol7No2.pdf
  2. N H Shobha et al. “Effect of Consonant Duration Modifications on Speech Perception in Noise-I”, International Journal of Electronics Engineering, Dec2009. http://www.csjournals.com/IJEE/PDF%201-2/10_NH%20Shobha_TG%20Thomas_K%20Subbarao.pdf
  3. N H Shobha et al. “Effect of Consonant Duration Modifications on Speech Perception in Noise-II”, International Journal of Electronics Engineering, June 2010 http://www.csjournals.com/IJEE/PDF%202-1/16.pdf
  4. N H Shobha et al. “Experimentation to Improve Consonant Recognition for the Hearing Impaired listeners”, International Interdisciplinary Journal, Institute of Engineers-INDIA, May 2010. http://www.ieindia.info/public.asp
  5. N H Shobha. “Perception of consonant voicing and place of articulation of fricative-vowels on consonant duration modifications”. International Journal of Engineering and Science Invention(IJESI).Vol1,Issue1,Dec2012,pp05-12, http://www.ijesi.org/Vol(1)1/B110512.pdf
  6. N H Shobha “Effect of Consonant Duration Modifications on the Perception of Voicing and Place of Articulation in Syllable-initial Plosives in Noise”. International Journal of Emerging Technology & Advanced Engg (IJETAE), Vol2,Issue12, Dec 2012, pp 127-133. http://www.ijetae.com/files/Volume2Issue12/IJETAE_1212_21.pdf
  7. N H Shobha. "Effectiveness of Time-expansion of Consonants for the benefit of Hearing-impaired listeners". International Journal of Application or Innovation in Engineering and Management (IJAIEM), Vol  4 Issue 7, pp 142-150. http://www.ijaiem.org/Volume4Issue7/IJAIEM-2015-07-29-43.pdf
  8. N H Shobha. "Speech Intelligibility  Enhancement  In The Context Of Hearing-Impairment". (IJAIEM), Vol  4 Issue 8, pp 123-133. http://www.ijaiem.org/Volume4Issue8/IJAIEM-2015-08-29-38.pdf

 

International and National Conferences

  1. N H Shobha et al  “Time-Expanded Speech to Improve the Intelligibility of Consonants for the Hard of Hearing”, 126th convention of Audio Engineering society, Munich, Germany, May 2009. http://www.aes.org/e-lib/browse.cfm?elib=15006
  2. N H Shobha et al ”Role of Clear Speech Attribute on Fricatives Perception for the Hard of Hearing”, Proc. International conference on Audio, Language and Image processing,  ICALIP2008, Shanghai, CHINA,  ISBN: 978-1-4244-1723-0,July,2008. http://www.researchgate.net/publication/4360036_Role_of_clear_speech_attribute_on_fricatives_perception_for_the_hard_of_hearing
  3. N H Shobha et al  “Influence of Consonant-Vowel Intensity Ratio on Speech Perception for Hearing Impaired Listeners”, Proc. 2008 Congress in Image and Signal processing, IEEE CISP 2008, Hainan, China, ISBN: 978-0-7695-3119-9, May 2008. http://secure3.computer.org/csdl/proceedings/cisp/2008/3119/05/3119e342-abs.html
  4. N H Shobha et al “Speech Processing to Improve Consonant Recognition under Noisy Conditions”, 6th International Symposium on Communication systems, Networks and Digital signal processing IEEE CSNDSP’08, Graz, AUSTRIA, July 2008.

  “Signal processing to improve Speech intelligibility in sensorineural hearing loss”, Proc. of National conference on Signal processing and automation IEEE NCSPA 07,   Pune, India, Sept 2007.

  1. N H Shobha et al “Effect of Speech processing on the perception of synthetic Stop consonants”, National conference on VLSI, Signal processing and communication NS-VSC 2007,  Tumkur, Karnataka, India, Feb 2007.
  2.  N H Shobha et al  “Improvements in speech perception for hearing-impaired listeners: A literature survey”, National conference on Electronics control and Instrumentation ECI-2007, Chennai, India, Jan  2007.