Prof. Marcelo M. Wanderley

Prof. Marcelo M. Wanderley

Associate Professor in Music Technology
International Chair – Inria Lille, Nord Europe
Director – Input Devices and Music Interaction Laboratory

email: first_name_dot_last_name_at_mcgill_dot_ca
Fax: +1 (514) 398-2962
Phone: +1 (514) 398-4535 ext. 094846

Marcelo M. Wanderley is Professor of Music Technology at McGill University, Canada, International Chair at the Mjolnir Team, Inria Lille, France (2016-2020) and Francqui Chair at the University of Mons, Belgium (2016-2017). His research interests include the design and evaluation of digital musical instruments and the analysis of performer movements. He co-edited the electronic book “Trends in Gestural Control of Music” in 2000, co-authored the textbook “New Digital Musical Instruments: Control and Interaction Beyond the Keyboard” in 2006, and chaired the 2003 International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME03). He is a senior member of the the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), and a member of Computer Music Journal’s Editorial Advisory Board.

Research Interests

  • Human-computer interaction
  • Gestural control of sound synthesis
  • New musical instrument design

Academic Background

  • Electrical Engineering - UFPR (Brazil), 1988
  • M.Eng in Electrical Engineering - UFSC (Brazil), 1992
  • Ph.D. in Acoustics, Signal Processing and Computer Science Applied to Music, Université Paris VI (France), 2001