Primary Appointment: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Application of information theoretic methods to human language technologies
- Speech recognition
- Machine translation
- Language processing
Dr. Khudanpur received the B.Tech. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, in 1988, and the PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 1997. His doctoral dissertation was supervised by Prof. Prakash Narayan and was titled Model Selection and Universal Data Compression.
Since 1996, he has been on the faculty of the Johns Hopkins University. Until June 2001, he was an Associate Research Scientist in the Center for Language and Speech Processing and, from July 2001 to June 2008, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Department of Computer Science. He became an Associate Professor in July 2008.
Secondary Appointments: Department of Computer Science, Center for Language and Speech Processing, Human Language Technology Center of Excellence