Dr. Srikanta Mishra is an Associate Professor of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Southampton following a master’s degree in audiology from the All India Institute of Speech & Hearing. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship from the House Ear Institute. His research focuses on peripheral auditory mechanics, hearing development, efferent systems and otoacoustic emissions.
Jithin Balan is a Research Associate at Dr. Mishra’s lab in the Department of Speech Language and Hearing Sciences. He received his doctoral degree in Audiology from the University of Mysore, India. His research interests are speech in noise perception, extended high-frequency hearing loss, and efferent systems. When not at work, he enjoys driving, hanging out with friends, listening to music, and spending quality time with family.
Monica Trevino recently graduated with her PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Texas at Dallas. She previously obtained her Doctorate of Audiology at UTD in 2021. Monica’s research interests include the peripheral auditory system, clinical diagnostic advancement, and the effects of disordered hearing on auditory perception.
Graduate Research Assistants:
Sajana Aryal is currently pursuing her doctoral studies in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Science. She holds a Master's degree in Audiology from the esteemed All India Institute of Speech and Hearing in Mysore, India. Ms. Aryal's research focuses on diverse aspects within the field, including tinnitus, hyperacusis, misophonia, auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder, and cochlear synaptopathy. Her contributions to academia are evident through multiple publications as an author in prestigious peer-reviewed National and International Journals. Outside of her professional endeavors, she delights in the pursuits of hiking and discovering new destinations.
Sai Vaibhav is a Masters student in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He received his Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. Prior to joining UT, he worked as a Systems Engineer in the Wireless Infrastructure Team at Texas Instruments Bangalore. Apart from work, he enjoys playing chess and exploring the outdoors
Undergraduate Research Assistants:
Shruthi Ananth is currently a 3rd year Bachelor's student in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research focuses on signal processing and clinical applications of otoacoustic emissions and frequency-based hearing loss. Apart from work, she enjoys biking around Austin, trying new recipes, and listening to unsolved crime podcasts.
Akansha Chawla is a 3rd year Bachelor's student in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research focuses on signal processing and computational modeling of otoacoustic emissions. Outside of school, she enjoys playing card games and exploring new food places in Austin!
Diksha Kurwa is a 2nd year Bachelor's student in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Her research focuses on signal processing and data analysis through computational models and mathematical analysis. Outside of school, she enjoys staying active, reading, and trying new recipes!
Tanay Mannikar is a 3rd year Bachelor's student in Electrical and Computer Engineering. His research focuses on acoustics, signal processing, and machine learning for time-frequency analysis, music information retrieval (MIR), psychoacoustics, and spatial audio. Outside of school, he loves to cook, go record shopping, and create as well as DJ music.
Alena Hallveld is currently a Master's student in Electrical and Computer Engineering. She received her Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. Her research focuses on signal processing of otoacoustic emissions. When not in school, she enjoys rock climbing, crocheting, playing violin, and hanging out with her dog!
Jordan McMullen is a 3rd year Bachelor's student in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research focuses on cochlear signal processing and mapping these signals onto physiological models. She also enjoys spending time outside at Barton Springs, cooking, and watching the Bachelor!