ABOUT ME

Shashank Aswath is a music technologist, percussionist and researcher from Bangalore, India. He is currently pursuing a PhD degree at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His research interests include spatial/3D audio, soundscape studies and music information retrieval.

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.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Spatial/3D Audio

Soundscape studies

Music Information Retrieval

EDUCATION

2016 - Present

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