Shashank Aswathanarayana is a music technologist, percussionist and researcher from Bengaluru, India. He is a Postdoctoral Fellow of Audio Technology in the Department of Performing Arts at American University, Washington DC. He recently received a PhD in Media Arts and Technology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His research interests include spatial/3D audio, psychoacoustics, soundscape studies, music and religious studies.
Prior to this, Shashank was a music information retrieval engineer at the San Francisco-based mobile startup, Humtap. He also holds a Masters degree in Music Technology from New York University and a Bachelors degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University in India. In his free time, he enjoys trekking, traveling and playing sports.
2016 - 2022
University of California, Santa Barbara
PhD student, Media Arts and Technology
2012 - 2014
New York University
Master of Music, Music Technology
2008 - 2012
Visvesvaraya Technological University
Bachelor of Engineering, Electronics and Communication