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ARUN SUBRAMANIAN [Pron: ə'rʊɳ sʊ'brəməɳijən, a-'roon subra-'mani-yan] graduated from Bhavnagar University, in India, with a Bachelor of Engineering (BE) in Electronics and Communications in 2003, and graduated from Syracuse University with MS (Electrical Engineering) and PhD (Electrical and Computer Engineering) degrees in 2011 and 2014, respectively. He interned as a research associate at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, India during 2003-2004. At Syracuse University, as a graduate student in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, he has worked on several interdisciplinary projects. These projects include collaborations with scientists working in the fields of medical physics and medical imaging (SUNY Upstate Medical University and Department of Physics, Syracuse University) as well as bioacoustics and behavioral ecology (Department of Biology, Syracuse University). His research interests include statistical inference, information fusion, machine learning, and signal processing for audio and image data. He has served as a reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing and IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics A.
    In his spare time, Arun enjoys pursuing photography and Indian classical and art music. He is the co-founder of SPIC MACAY@SU, a student group for the promotion and sustenance of Indian classical art forms.

Personal Note

This is a more "personal" biography! I was born in Mumbai and raised in Vadodara; both are cities in western India. My years in Vadodara and Syracuse have greatly influenced my cultural and academic worldview. However, my brief tenure at IIT Delhi as a research associate is what kindled my interest for research, and molded my perception of "Engineering" as achieving richness of design by exploring the interconnectedness of various disciplines. My most enriching research projects are those that have allowed me to interact with experts from other disciplines, including the sciences and humanities. My affinity towards Hindustani music was nurtured in Vadodara; the city is a prominent cultural node in India. SPIC MACAY@SU is an affirmation of the influence that Hindustani raagsangeet has had on me and the urgency I feel about the preservation of Indian art traditions. Syracuse and Syracuse University have given me access to the world through a very unique lens, some of which I try to capture through photography.

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