■ Research Interests:
Phonetics and phonology of vowels and tones, Tibeto-Burman languages, language technology development, speech perception, speech recognition

■ Publication:
  1. Luke Horo, Priyankoo Sarmah, Gregory D. S. Anderson. 2020. Acoustic phonetic study of the Sora vowel system. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. AIP Publishing LLC
  2. Saswati Rabha, Priyankoo Sarmah, and S. R. Mahadeva Prasanna. 2019. Aspiration in fricative and nasal consonants: Properties and detection. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. AIP Publishing LLC
  3. Bhriguraj Borah, Dhrubajyoti Pathak, Priyankoo Sarmah, Bidisha Som, Sukumar Nandi. 2019. Survey of Textbased Chatbot in Perspective of Recent Technologies. Computational Intelligence, Communications, and Business Analytics. Springer
  4. Rajlakshmi Saikia, Sanasam Ranbir Singh and Priyankoo Sarmah. 2018. Effectiveness of Using Language Independent Transcribers for Spoken Language Identification for Different Indian Languages. International Journal of Asian Language Processing. COLIPS
  5. Sahiinii Lemaina Veikho and Priyankoo Sarmah. 2018. Vowels and tones in Poula. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area. John Benjamins Publishing Company

■ Conference Proceedings:
  1. Rupam Das, Abhishek Dey, Wendy Lalhminghlui, Priyankoo Sarmah, Samudra Vijaya, Rohit Sinha. 2020. Mizo Spoken Query System Enhanced with Prosodic Information. OCOCOSDA 2020. IEEE
  2. Joyshree Chakraborty, Priyankoo Sarmah, Samudra Vijaya. 2020. Spoken Language Identification of Four Tibeto-Burman languages. OCOCOSDA 2020. IEEE
  3. Wendy Lalhminghlui, Priyankoo Sarmah. 2020. Interaction of Tone and Voicing in Mizo. Interspeech 2020. ISCA
  4. Parismita Gogoi, Abhishek Dey, Wendy Lalhminghlui, Priyankoo Sarmah, S. R. M. Prasanna. 2020. Lexical Tone Recognition in Mizo using Acoustic-Prosodic Features. Proceedings of The 12th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference. European Language Resources Association
  5. Parismita Gogoi, Moakala Tzudir, Priyankoo Sarmah, SRM Prasanna. 2020. Automatic Tone Recognition of Ao Language. Proc. 10th International Conference on Speech Prosody 2020. ISCA

■ Invited Lecture:
SI No. Name of Conference Title of Talk Name of Organizer/Institution Place Date Type
1 Speech Recognition and Tonal Feature Analysis Tone Languages and their Features Chitkara University Chandigarh 30 Jun - 01 Jul 2017 National
2 Speech Technology Solutions for North Eastern states of India (STeSNE) Phonetic Exploration of North-Eastern Languages CDAC Kolkata Silchar 24 Feb - 25 Feb 2017 National
3 Three-day intensive workshop on Acoustic Phonetics Acoustics of segments, vowels and phonation Delhi University New Delhi 02 Mar - 04 Mar 2017 National
4 Documentation and Description of Tribal and Endangered Languages of North East India Speech analysis with PRAAT NEHU Shillong Shillong 05 Aug - 11 Sep 2017 National
5 Language and Sounds Digboi College Digboi 15 Apr 2017 National

■ External Membership:
SI No. Position Organization Tenure
1 Member International Speech Communication Association 2018 - 2020
2 Life member Linguistic Society of India
3 Member Association for Laboratory Phonology 2020 - 2022
4 Member International Phonetic Association
5 Area Chair (Phonetics, Phonology, and Prosody) Interspeech 2018, Hyderabad 2018 - 2018
■ Patent:
SI No. Name of Faculty and co-researcher Title Date Application No. Status
1 Priyankoo Sarmah, S R M Prasanna, Kishalay Chakraborty, Senjam Shantirani, Sanjeevan Devnath Device for Recording, Analysis and Visualization of Glottal Vibration and the Method Thereof 2018-03-23 E-2/144/2018-KOL Applied
■ Current Courses:
Course No Course Title Level
HS 133 Introduction to Phonetics BTech
■ Projects:
Duration Title Funding Agency
2017-2031 Development of Speech Interface for Form-filling application (SiFA) in Five Indian languages MeITy & MHRD
2017-2018 Sociolinguistic Study of Phonetic Variations among the Clans and Khels of Two Southern Angami Villages ICSSR
2015-2015 Local Language Interface and Pronunciation Dictionary for Hindi and English (LLIPD) System Speechwarenet Pvt Ltd
2014-2016 A Broad Sociolinguistic Study of Assamese Vowels ICSSR
2013-2017 Acoustic and Tonal Features based Analysis of Mizo DeITy

■ PhD Students:
SI No. Student Name PhD Status Thesis Title
1 Wendy Lalhminghlui Dissertation
2 Luke Horo Completed A Phonetic Description of Assam Sora
3 Bidisha Buragohain Dissertation
4 Viyazonuo Terhiija Dissertation
5 Leena Dihingia Dissertation

■ Non-HSS Students:
SI No. Name Affiliation PhD Status Thesis Title Co-Supervisor
1 Saswati Rabha EEE, IITG Dissertation S R M Prasanna
2 Moakala Tzudir EEE, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Dissertation Dialects of Ao S R M Prasanna
■ MA Development Studies Dissertation Supervised:
SI No. Student Name Year Dissertation Title