Lt Col & Dr. Akella Amarendra Babu, 
B. Tech


  • Dean (Academics), St. Martin’s Engg College, Secunderabad. An Autonomous College, NBA & NAAC A+ Accredited
  • Ph D (CSE) from JNTUA, Ananthapuramu and M. Tech (CS) from IIT Madras, Chennai.
  • Lt Colonel in Indian Army – 23 years
  • R & D experience in DLRL, DRDO, Project Samyukta.
  • AVP @ Mahindra Satyam and Gp Project Manager @ BSIL – 12 years

 Teaching Interests

  • Data Communications & Computer Networks 
  • Information Security and Cryptography
  • Speech Processing & Machine Learning
  • Operations Management and Project Management

 Research Interests

  •       Speech Signal Processing Algorithms.
  •       Information Security and Cryptography.


Patent of the invention titled “UNSUPERVISED DATA-DRIVEN PRONUNCIATION ADAPTATION MODEL FOR AUTOMATIC SPEECH RECOGNITION SYSTEMS”, is published in The Patent Office Journal 31/03/2017 page 8121.

Chapters in Edited Book

  1. Akella Amarendra BabuYellasiri RamadeviAkepogu Ananda Rao, “Data Driven Methods For Adaptation of ASR Systems”, IAENG Transactions on Engineering Sciences, May 2015 Pp 327-341.
  2. Akella Amarendra Babu, Sridevi Tumula, and Yellasiri Ramadevi,  “Voiceprint-Based Biometric Template Identifications”, chapter 3  in book “The Biometric Computing – Recognition and Registration” published by Taylor and Francis Group, edited by Karm Veer Arya

Robin Singh Bhadoria. published in 2019

Published Papers


  1. Amarendra Babu, Y. Ramadevi, A. Ananda Rao, Dynamic pronunciation modeling for unsupervised learning of ASR systems, IETE Journal of Research. 62(5) (2016) 546-556, DOI: 10.1080/03772063.2015.1119660..
  2.   Akella Amarendra Babu, Y. Ramadevi, A. Ananda Rao, Phonetic distance based accent classifier to identify pronunciation variants and OOV words, Signal & Image Processing: An International Journal (SIPIJ) 6(4) (2015) 33-46.
  3.  Akella Amarendra Babu, Ramadevi Yellasiri, “Robust Speech Coding Algorithms”, International Journal of Cryptography and Information Security, (IJCIS) vol 2, N0 1, Mar 2012 pp 55 – 63.
  4. Akella Amarendra Babu, Ramadevi Yellasiri, Nagaratna P Hegde, 2012 “Robust Speech Processing in EW Environment”, International Journal of Computer Applications, Vol 38, No 11, January 2012, pp 46 – 50.
  5. Akella Amarendra Babu, N Siva Prasad& KK Baseer (2017) ‘Dynamic Reconfiguration of Communication Hubs During Offensive Military Operations’ International Journal of Research. Vol:4, Issue:17, Pages 3776 to 3780.
  6. K K Basheer, Akella Amarendra Babu, 2019, “Analysing various Regression Models for data processing”, International Journal Innovation Technologies and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE), Vol 8, Issue 8, June 2019, pp 731 – 736. ISSN 2278-3075.
  7. Akella Amarendra Babu, Siva Prasad Nadakuduru, “Robust Command And Control System For Military Weapons”, IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IOSR-JMCE), e-ISSN: 2278-1684,p-ISSN: 2320-334X, pp 20-24.


    Membership with Professional Bodies

    • Fellow of Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (FIETE)
    •         Life Member of Computer Society of India (LMCSI)
    •       Member of International Association of Engineers.

International Conferences

  1. Akella Amarendra Babu, Ramadevi Yellasiri, N. Sainath, “Adaptation Model for Building Agile Pronunciation Dictionaries using Phonemic Distance Measurements, 20th International Research Confernce Proceedings, San Franciscom USA, 6-7 June 2018, pp 558-562.
  2. Akella Amarendra Babu, Ramadevi Yellasiri, “Dynamic Phone Warping – A method to measure the distance between Pronunciations”, 6th International Conference of Advanced Computer Science and Information Technology, Dubai, UAE, 26-28 May 2018, pp 65-73.
  3. Akella Amarendra Babu, Ramadevi Yellasiri, A Ananda Rao, “Unsupervised Adaptation of ASR Systems – An Application of Dynamic Programming in Machine Learning”, IEEE proceedings of SAI Intelligent Systems Conference (Intellisys 2015), London, UK, November 10-11, 2015, 245-253.

IEEE Catalog Number: CFP15C15-USB, ISBN: 978-1-4673-7605-1

  1.  Akella Amarendra Babu, Ramadevi Yellasiri, A Ananda Rao, Unsupervised Adaptation of ASR Systems Using Hybrid HMM and VQ model, Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science: Proceedings of The International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2014, IMECS 2014, 12-14 March, 2014, Hong Kong, pp 169 – 174.
  2.  Hema A. Murthy, A. A. Babu, B. Yegnanarayana and K.V. Madhu Murthy, 1988, “Speech coding using Fourier Transform phase,” EUSIPCO-88, Grenoble, France, Vol.2, pp.879-882, Sept., 1988.  

National Conferences

  1.  Akella Amarendra Babu, Ramadevi Yellasiri, A Ananda Rao,  “Data Driven Approaches for Pronunciation Adaptation Modeling in ASR systems”, Indian Conference on Signal and Image Processing, 10-11 July 2015. 
  2.  Akella Amarendra Babu, Ramadevi Yellasiri, 2012 “Symmetric Encryption Algorithm in Speech Coding for Defence Communications” ITCS, JSE-2012 conference proceedings, CS & IT 04, pp. 369–376, January, 2012.
  3. Akella Amarendra Babu, Siva Prasad Nadakuduru, “Robust Command And Control System For Military Weapons”, National Conference On “Innovative Approaches In Mechanical Engineering” ST.Martin’s Engineering College, Secunderabad, India, pp 20-24. 

Countries Visited to present research work at International Conferences

  • 1. Hong Kong
  • 2. London, United Kingdom
  • 3. Dubai
  • 4. San Francisco, USA


  •        Ph D (CSE) from JNTUA, Ananthapuramu. 2016.
  •     M.Tech (CS) from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras 1986-88.
  •      B. Tech (ECE) from JNU 1981–84, First class with Honours.  
  •     MBA in HRM from IGNOU 2016, 1st Division.
  •     PGDOM from IGNOU 1996, 1st Division.  
  •     B. Sc (MPC) from SV Univ 1970-73, First Class.
  •      PMI Certification Sep 2005.
  •      Business Continuity Management Program – BCM Institute.  Sep 2008.
  •      Six Sigma Green Belt
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