Research speech pathology and audiology


The research interests of the faculty are given under Faculty. The clinical staffs (Speech Therapist & Audiologist) of the department are engaged in multi-disciplinary as well as multi centred research projects.

The research areas of interests of Speech Therapists and Audiologists are;

Dr. Aravind Rajasekaran: Central Auditory Processing Disorder, Auditory Evoked Potentials, Neuro-Audiology, Vestibular disorders, Ageing & Dementia.

Dr. Pradeep Yuvaraj: Evoked potentials, Neuro-Audiology, Auditory dys-synchrony, Vestibular disorders, Ageing & Dementia.

Dr. S.S. Meera: Autism Spectrum Disorders, Specific Language Impairment, Acquired language disorders in childhood.

Doctoral Research Studies under progress:

Under the Guidance of;

Dr.Vandana V.P (Additional Professor):

  • Darshini K J
    Topic: Speech-Language profile and prognostic indicators in patients with primary progressive aphasia.
  • Ms.Analisa Pais
    Topic: Training spouses as conversation partners in the rehabilitation of older adults with aphasia in India- An exploratory study (Co- Guide).

Dr.B.K.Yamini (Additional Professor):

  • Ms. Preetie Shetty A
    Topic: Acoustic characteristics of voice, central auditory processing and neuropsychological correlates in patients with Essential Tremor (ET).
  • Ms. Akhila Girimaji
    Topic: Language characteristics in preschool children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Guide: Dr. B K Yamini
  • Mr. Prashasti
    Topic: Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder: Relationship between vowel
    perception and production, Guide: Dr. B K Yamini