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.