We welcome Ashtosh Sapru, new PhD student under the supervision of Dr Fabio Valente.

Ashtosh will be working on automatic analysis and indexing of audio archives from the cultural heritage, extremely heterogeneous in terms of contents and quality as part of SESAME project. He has completed his masters in Electrical Engineering from IISc, Bangalore, India in the year 2006. His thesis focused on improved direction of arrival estimation in low SNR conditions. After completing his masters he was working in Industry in speech and audio coding area.