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Academic staff and fellows

Dr Mathieu Barthet
Dr Emmanouil Benetos
RAEng Research Fellow
Music signal analysis, automatic music transcription, acoustic scene analysis, machine learning for audio analysis, computational musicology
Dr Nick Bryan-Kinns
Reader in Interaction Design. Visiting Professor of Interaction Design, Hunan University, China.
Interaction Design with Audio #IDwA. Interactive Art, Interactive Music, Interactive Sonification. Design, Evaluation. Collaboration, Multi-person Interaction. Cross-Modal Interaction, Tangible Interaction.
Prof Elaine Chew
Dr Simon Dixon
Dr Gyorgy Fazekas
Prof Pat Healey
Dr Matthias Mauch
RAEng Research Fellow, Lecturer
music transcription (chords, beats, drums, melody, ...), interactive music annotation, singing research, research in the evolution of musical styles
Dr Andrew McPherson
Senior Lecturer
new interfaces for musical expression, augmented instruments, performance study, human-computer interaction, embedded hardware
Dr Marcus Pearce
Dr Matthew Purver
Senior Lecturer
computational linguistics including models of language and music
Dr Joshua D Reiss
Reader in Audio Engineering
sound engineering, intelligent audio production, sound synthesis, audio effects, automatic mixing
Prof Mark Sandler
Dr Tony Stockman
Senior Lecturer
Dr Dan Stowell
EPSRC Research Fellow
Machine listening, birdsong, bird calls, multi-source, probabilistic models, machine learning, beatboxing
Dr Bob Sturm
Evaluation, Audio and music signal processing, Machine listening
Prof Geraint Wiggins

Research support staff

Chris CannamAudio and music research software development; SoundSoftware services
Dr Panos KudumakisMusic Rights Management & Standardisation

Postdoctoral researchers

Dr Samer AbdallahTechniques and Algorithms for Understanding the Information Dynamics of Music
Dr Gerard BriscoeDigital Culture
Dr Sebastian Ewert
Fiore MartinDesign Patterns for Inclusive Collaboration (DePIC)
Dr Oussama MetatlaDesign Patterns for Inclusive Collaboration (DePIC)

Research students

Ben Bengler
Astrid Bin
Tian ChengMulti-instrument Music Transcription using Non-negative Matrix Decomposition Methods and Physical Models
Magdalena ChudyMusic Performer Recognition Using Timbre Features
Brecht De ManSemantic Mixing of Multitrack Audio
Liam Donovan
Pablo Alejandro Alvarado Duran
Henrik EkeusApplying Models of Perception and Cognition to the Design of Artistic Generative Systems
Peter Foster Audio-based Music Structure Analysis and Prediction
Julie Freeman
PhD student
Steven HargreavesStructural Segmentation of Multitrack Audio
Fabio HedayiogluDigiScope
Christian HeinrichsExpressivity in Computational Audio for Games
Katerina KostaMathematical models for musical performance analysis
Zheng Ma
Antonella MazzoniFeel the sound: helping the hearing-impaired experience music in a movie
Adib Mehrabi
PhD Student
music production, sound design, synthesis, applications of the voice
Duncan Menzies
Alessia Milo
Dave MoffatPerceptual Evaluation of Sound Synthesis
Ken O'Hanlon Audio-visual analysis
Iretiolowa Olowe
Eleonora OreggiaThe electromagnetic field as a sensor system
Maria PanteliSignal Processing and Data Mining Tools for the Analysis of Musical Evolution
Laurel Pardue
David Ronan
Rod Selfridge
Siddharth SigtiaDeep learning
Yading SongThe Role of Emotion and Contexts in Music Preference
Mi Tian
Robert Tubb
Bogdan VeraPredictive virtual cues for network music performance
Lin Wang
Yonghao Wang Intelligent Audio Consoles
Sonia WilkiePerceived Motion in Space
Thomas Wilmering
Luwei Yang

Visiting researchers

Prof Laurent Daudet
Visiting Senior Lecturer
Simon Davidmann
Visiting Professor
Prof Steven Downie
Visiting Professor
Peter Langley
Visiting Professorial Fellow
Martyn Ware
Visiting Professorial Fellow


Dr Roland Badeau[Institut Mines-Télécom, Télécom ParisTech, CNRS LTCI]
Julien Osmalskyj[Universite de Liege]
Dr Bryan Pardo[Northwestern University]
Jose J. Valero-Mas[University of Alicante]
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