Harinath Garudadri Associate Research Scientist, Qualcomm Institute, UC San Diego
Hari Garudadri is an Associate Research Scientist in the Qualcomm Institute at UC San Diego, which he joined following 16 years at Qualcomm, Inc., where he undertook mutli-lingual speech recognition (English, Japanese and Korean), speech and audio coding, and error-resilient low-power communications. Garudadri now works on technologies that reduce the cost of healthcare delivery and increase the reach of caregivers’ expertise to beyond hospital walls. Garudadri’s background is signal processing and he has practiced in diverse fields such as speech recognition, speech, audio and video compression, multimedia delivery in 3G/4G networks, low-power sensing and telemetry of physiological data, reliable body area networks (BAN), noise cancellation, and artifacts mitigation, among other areas. His contributions have been incorporated into cell phones and commercial networks. Garudadri has 40 granted patents (8 in BAN, 8 in audio, 6 in video, 4 in speech, 3 in biomedical signal processing, and 11 in voice recognition), and over 14 pending patents in biomedical signal processing and related areas. Garudadri is also co-developer and co-instructor of a new 6-course specialization on the Internet of Things on the Coursera online learning platform.
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