Sharath Chandra Ram

Emerging Technology , AI and Policy Advisor

Sharath Chandra Ram (Sharathchandra Ramakrishnan) is an applied cognitive scientist with a focus on developing machine listening and auditory interfaces using state-of-the-art AI models and algorithms. Previously as a cognitive neuroscience researcher, he studied networks of multimodal and audio cognition in sound and language processing, and is currently applying these learnings to understand how humans and animals perceive sound. As licensed amateur radio broadcaster and listener (callsign: VU3HPA), he is interested in communication theory and its science, extends his art-science practice with the sound and signals in wireless spectrum, and often tries to tie his writings and work to the realms of information policy , media governance and access to knowledge frameworks. He has been a Faculty at the Srishti Institute of Art Design and Technology and has worked along with the FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) community at the Centre for Internet and Society in Bangalore, India, prior to which he specialised in AI and interactive virtual environments at the University of Edinburgh, School of Informatics.

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