Prof. Marcelo M. Wanderley

Prof. Marcelo M. Wanderley

Professor in Music Technology
International Chair - Inria Lille, Nord Europe
Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology (CIRMMT)

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.

Photo credits: Christinne Muschi, 2015

Research Interests
  • Computer music & Interaction
  • Gestural control of sound synthesis
  • New musical instrument design
  • Human-computer interaction
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
Contact Information:

Prof. Marcelo M. Wanderley
Input Devices and Music Interaction Laboratory - IDMIL
Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Media Music and Technology - CIRMMT
Schulich School of Music - McGill University
555, Sherbrooke Street West
H3A 1E3 Montreal, Qc, Canada

email: first_name_dot_last_name_at_mcgill_dot_ca