Uma Shanker Tiwary is a professor associated to department of Information Technology at Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad, India, since 23 Dec 2006.
In 1991, he completed his PhD. at department of Electronics Engg. in Institute of Technology, B.H.U. Varanasi, India.
He worked as Lecturer in the department of Electronics & Communication , J. K. Institute of Applied Physics & Technology, University of Allahabad from Sept.1988 to March 1992. From march 1992 to June 2002, he was a Reader in Computer Science at J. K. Institute of Applied Physics & Technology, University of Allahabad. He was also a visiting scientist in the department of Computer Science and Engg. at IIT Kanpur from Dec. 1995 to July 1996. He worked as Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad, India, from July 2002 to 22 Dec 2006.
He is holding the research and teaching experience for more than 30 years in which he is very much involved in: Image Processing, Computer Vision, Medical Image Processing, Pattern Recognition & Script Analysis, Digital Signal Processing, Speech and Language Processing, Wavelet Transform, Soft Computing & Fuzzy Logic, Neuro–computing and Soft-computers, Speech driven computers, Natural Language Processing, Brain Simulation, Cognitive Science.
At IIIT Allahabad, he is the head of SILP (Speech, Image and Langauge Processing) Lab, chairperson of Center for Cognitive Computing, Dean Human Affairs and Chief Vigilance Officer. He is also a part of the steering committee of International Conference on Intelligent Human Computer Interaction.