Sumitrajit (Sumit) Dhar, Ph.D.

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Sumit Dhar is a new member of the AHRF’s research committee.

Dhar received his bachelor’s degree in audiology and speech language therapy in 1992 from the National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped, University of Mumbai, India. He also served as a clinical audiologist and clinical coordinator at the Speech and Hearing Institute Research Center in India, where he oversaw audiology clinics and schools for the deaf.

Dhar earned his master’s degree in audiology in 1995 from Utah State University in Logan, and earned his Ph.D. from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. After graduating from Purdue, Dhar joined the faculty at Indiana University, Bloomington, as an assistant professor. He is now at the Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Northwestern University. His research focuses on otoacoustic emissions as they relate to cochlear mechanics.