Primary Affiliation: HP Labs., Inc. - San Francisco, CA, USA
AES Member Type: Member
Sunil Bharitkar received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California (USC) in 2004 and is presently the Speech & Audio research Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at HP Labs. From 2011-2016 he was the Director of Audio Technology at Dolby Laboratories. He co-founded the company Audyssey Laboratories in 2002 where he was the VP of Research until 2010. He also taught in the Department of Electrical Engineering at USC.
Sunil has published over 50 technical papers and has over 15 patents in the area of signal processing applied to audio and acoustics, and a textbook (Immersive Audio Signal Processing) from Springer Verlag. His room equalization research, at both USC and Audyssey, has resulted in several patented or patent-pending co-inventions.
He is a frequent reviewer for various IEEE journals and conferences, the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, and Signal Processing from EURASIP, and the Journal of the Audio Engineering Soc. He has also been on the Organizing and Technical Program Committees of various conferences such as the 2008 and 2009 European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO). He has also served as an invited tutorial speaker at the 2006 IEEE Conf. on Acoustics Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP).
Sunil is also a recipient of a Best Paper Award at the 2003 37th IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, and the Dept. of EE (USC) Teaching Assistant Award for DSP. He is a member of the IEEE, the Acoustical Soc. of America (ASA), European Association for Signal and Image Processing (EURASIP), and the Audio Eng. Soc. (AES). Sunil is a PADI certified scuba diver and enjoys surfing, biking as well as playing the Didgeridoo and the Theremin.
P14: Perception—Part 3
Adaptive Low-frequency Extension Using Auditory Filterbanks (Author)