Govind. D

Research Scholar

Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.


Personal Details

Date of Joining : Jan 2008

Supervisor(s) : Dr. S. R. Mahadeva Prasanna

Phone : +91-361-258 2545

Email : dgovind @

Academic Qualifications:

  1. B-Tech, Govt. College of Engineering, Kannur,Kerala, 2004
  2. M-Tech, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, 2007

Professional Membership:

  1. Student Member of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) (Jan 2009- Jan 2010)
  2. Student Member of International Speech Communication Association (ISCA) (May 2010- May 2011)


  1. Research associate, Computational Engineering & Networking (CEN), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, June-Dec 2007
  2. Associate Project Engineer, Dept. of EEE, IIT Guwahati, in the project titled "Study of source features for speech synthesis and speaker recognition" under the UK-INDIA research initiative, Jan,2008- till date
  3. Academic Visitor, Center for Speech Technology Research (CSTR), University of Edinburgh, UK from May-Aug 2010

Research Area:

  1. Speech Synthesis, Expressive speech processing


  1. D. Govind, S. R. M. Prasanna and B. Yegnanarayana " Neutral to Target Emotion Conversion Using Source and Suprasegmental Information", in proc. INTERSPEECH 2011, Florence, Italy, August. 2011.
  2. D. Govind, S. R. M. Prasanna and Debadatta Pati " Epoch Extraction in Highpass Filtered Speech", in proc. INTERSPEECH 2011, Florence, Italy, August. 2011.
  3. S. R. M. Prasanna, D. Govind, " Analysis of Excitation Source Information in Emotional Speech", in proc. INTERSPEECH 2010, Mukhari, Japan, Sep. 2010.
  4. S. R. M. Prasanna, D. Govind, K. S. Rao and B. Yegnanarayana " Fast Prosody Modification using Instants of Significant Excitation", Speech Prosody 2010, Chicago, USA, May 2010 (
  5. Govind.D and S.R.M. Prasanna " Expressive speech synthesis using prosodic modification and dynamic time warping", in Proc NCC 2009, Jan 2009,pp. 285-289.