Prof Sapan Mankad is working as an Assistant Professor in Computer Science and Engineering Department. He has more than 16 years of teaching experience. Prof Mankad received his BE degree in Information Technology from VVP Engineering College and MTech degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Nirma University. He is currently pursuing PhD in the field of Speech Processing using Machine Learning from Nirma University. His research interests include Audio and Speech Processing, Voice Biometrics, Machine Learning and Music Information Retrieval. He has several publications to his credit. He has been actively involved in organization of various workshops related to fields such as Speech Processing, Probability, Statistics and Machine Learning.