Electronics & Communications

Dr. Ashwini

Associate Professor

Ashwini holds a bachelor degree in Electrical and electronics engineering from Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal. She has done M.Tech in Digital Electronics and Communication, Ph. D. in the area of Music signal processing. She has been serving the Electronics and Communication dept. since 2007. She was working at Southwest Tennessee College, Tennessee, USA.during 2003-2005. She has worked in NITK, Surathkal during the period 2000-2002. She has carried out projects mainly in music signal processing as well as in multimedia communications, VLSI, fault analysis, and also guided various projects in these areas.


  • B.E
  • M.Tech.
  • Ph. D.

Additional Information

  • Apart from the regular academics she is also a Veena player, recording artist and vocalist by passion winning several accolades for her pure rendition of classical and fusion music. During her long stint in the US, she has worked along with her musician husband, towards setting up their own music studio bringing out several CD's. She has also served as Cultural Secretary of the "Taranga Kannada Sangha of Memphis". She is one of the leading Veena players of the Indian classical fusion band, "Svaramrita".,


  • UG subjects:- Basic Electrical Engg., Field theory, LIC, Basic Electronics Engg.,DSP,Signals and systems,Audio technology, etc
  • PG subjects:- CMOS VLSI, Modern Power Electronics, etc
  • She has handled various responsibilities of the department like Incharge for Process, Web upload, News letter, Faculty advisor, Class teacher, NBA team, IQAC.

Research Interest

  • As an Electonics Engineer as well as musician her interest is mainly music signal processing.
  • Currently she is working in the area of music signal processing.


  • Ashwini B, Om Amitesh B.R., Sathwik Acharya and Vihar Devalla, "Analytical Comparison of Classification Models for Raga Identification in Carnatic Classical Audio," FRSM-2020
  • Muktharunisa Chapparband, Megha Kulkarni, Sameeksha D K, Ashwini and Vijaya Krishna A, "Shruti Detection using Machine Learning and Sargam Identification for Instrumental Audio," FRSM-2020
  • Ashwini and Vijaya Krishna A, "Feature Selection for Indian Instrument Recognition using SVM Classifier," ICIEM-2020
  • Ashwini, Mohan Naik, Chandan S V,Dr. Vijaya KrishnaA., "Indian instrument identification from polyphonic audio using KNN classifier" at WISPNET 2019 held at Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Chennai, India, from March 21 to 23, 2019
  • Ashwini, Shreevathsa P K, Abhishek Rao,Harshith M,"Music Instrument Recognition using Machine Learning Algorithms" at International Conference on Computation, Automation and Knowledge Management Amity University, Dubai, ICCAKM -2020
  • Ashwini,Sachin,Nischal,Mahabaleshwar"An optimized reversible signed comparator."at CCUBE-17 RNSIT B'lore on 15th Dec 17
  • Ashwini,Dr. Vijaya Krishna A.,Sachin,Nischal, "Lead Source Separation for Indian Instrumental Audio" at TENCON 2017 Penang, Malaysia on 7th Nov 17
  • Kiran, Ashwini "Design of automatic energy meter reading system and multi hop wireless transmission of meter data using data aggregation algorithm.", at IEECSE 22 SEPT 13 BANG 050
  • Ashwini, Supreetha G S,"Design of fault tolerant memory with fault secure encoder and decoder" at ICMAET-2012 B'lore on 1 Jan 2012
  • Kiran,Ashwini, "Design of fault tolerant memory with fault secure encoder and decoder", at International Conference on MATLAB Applications in Engineering and Technology Jan -2012.
  • Ashwini, Deepa Yagain,Dr.Vijaya Krishna A " High speed ASIC design of DCT for image compression" at Third International Conference on Advances in Communication, Network, and Computing, Chennai, February - 2012, ISBN 978-3-642-35615-5
  • Ashwini, "Reduction of multipliers using Winograd algorithm ", at National conference on information processing-2010
  • Ashwini, "Reduction of multipliers in digital convolution using Cook-toom algorithm", at LIVAS-2010
  • Ashwini "Enhancing the performance of h.264 avc by block estimation and compensation technique" at NCETCS - 2010 Emerging technologies in computer science.


  • Ashwini, Vijaya Krishna A, Vishal Mahesh and Karrthik G K, "Tone Detection for Indian Classical Polyphonic Instrumental Audio using DNN Model," IJFE, Inderscience, May 2021
  • Ashwini, Vijaya Krishna A and Sathwik Acharya, "Analytical Comparison of Classification Models for Raga Identification in Carnatic Classical Instrumental Polyphonic Audio," Computational Statistics, SN Computer Science, Oct 2020.
  • Kruthi T.S., Ashwini, "FPGA implementation of Reed Solomon encoder and decoder", International Journal for Research in Applied Science &Engineering Technology(IJRASET) Volume 2 , Issue-VII July 2014
  • Chetna devi kh, Ashwini, "FPGA implementation of RFID mutual-authentication protocol ", International Journal for Research in Applied Science &Engineering Technology(IJRASET) Volume 2 , Issue-VI June 2014
  • Priyanka shukla, Ashwini, "Design & Performance Analysis of Leakage Power Reduction in 6T SRAM using LECTOR & Power Gating techniques ", International Journal of Combined Research & Development (IJCRD) eISSN: 2321-225X, pISSN: 2321-2241 Vol:2; Issue:5 - May -2014.
  • Chaithra , Ashwini, "Design of a low voltage,low drop-out cmos voltage regulator ", International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research Volume 3, Issue 9, September-2012 ISSN 2229-5518.