Rohit Prabhavalkar received the B.E. degree in computer engineering from the University of Pune, India, in 2007 and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science and engineering from The Ohio State University, USA, in 2012 and 2013, respectively. He is currently a research scientist at Google, where his research focuses on embedded speech recognition technology. His other research interests include acoustic and pronunciation modeling for automatic speech recognition, natural language processing, and machine learning.