Marcelo Wanderley, PhD

Professeur associé, École de musique Schulich
Université McGill
(514) 398-4400 Poste 00917

Marcelo M. Wanderley was born in Curitiba, Brazil, in 1965. He holds a B.Eng. degree in electrical engineering from the Universidade Federal do Paraná (UFPR), Curitiba, Brazil, an M.Eng. degree in integrated analog circuit design from the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC), Florianópolis, Brazil, and a Ph.D. degree from the Université Pierre et Marie Curie—Paris VI, Paris, France, on acoustics, signal processing, and computer science applied to music. His main research interests include gestural control of sound synthesis, input device design and evaluation, sensor design and data acquisition, and human–computer interaction. He has published several book chapters and papers in various areas related to new interfaces for musical expression and is the coeditor, with Prof. M. Battier, of the electronic publication Trends in Gestural Control of Music. In 2003 Dr. Wanderley was the Chair of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME03). In 2006, he co-authored (with Eduardo R. Miranda) the textbook “New Digital Musical Instruments: Control and Interaction Beyond the Keyboard”, A-R Editions, the first comprehensive reference on this area. He is currently Associate Professor in Music Technology at the Schulich School of Music, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada.