Forthcoming

  • Carolina Brum Medeiros. “Advanced Instrumentation and Sensor Fusion in Input Devices for Musical Expression”, Ph.D. thesis, forthcoming.
  • Vanessa Yaremchuk. “Musical Applications of Artificial Neural Networks”, Ph.D. thesis, forthcoming.
  • Benjamin Bacon. “The Effects of Handedness on Percussive Gesture”, M.A. thesis, forthcoming.
  • Thor Kell. “Musical Mapping of Two-Dimensional Touch-Based Control Layouts”, M.A. thesis, forthcoming.
  • Julian Vogels. “Harmonica-inspired Digital Musical Instrument Design Based on an Existing Gestural Performance Repertoire”, M.A. thesis, forthcoming.
  • Erika Donald. “The Teaching and Learning of Movement in Cello Playing: Exploring New Technologies and Pedagogies”, Ph.D. thesis (Music Education), forthcoming. Co-supervised with Virginia Penhune, Concordia University.

Completed

Ph.D. Theses

  • Avrum Hollinger. “Optical Sensing, Embedded Systems, and Musical Interfaces for Functional Neuroimaging”, Ph.D. thesis, defended on March 20, 2014.
  • Joseph Malloch. “A Framework and Tools for Mapping of Digital Musical Instruments”, Ph.D. thesis. Thesis defended on November 4, 2013.
  • Cléo Palacio-Quintin. “Composition d'Oeuvres pour Hyper-flûtes et Traitement Audionumérique Interactif”. D. Mus. thesis (Composition), Université de Montréal. Supervisors: Jean Piché (Université de Montréal) and Marcelo M. Wanderley. Thesis defended on May 17, 2012.
  • Rodolphe Koehly. “Fabrication of Sustainable Resistive-Based Paper Touch Sensors: Application to Music Technology”, Ph.D. thesis, McGill University. Defended on September 7, 2011. Co-supervised by Theodorus van de Ven (Chemistry, McGill) and Denis Curtil (Pagora, France). PDF forthcoming.

M.A. Theses

  • Aaron Krajeski. “A Flexible Tool for the Visualization of Musical Mapping Networks.” M.A. thesis, submitted.
  • Jonathan Wilansky. “A Production Tool for Analysis of the Mapping Layer in Digital Musical Instruments.” M.A. thesis, submitted.
  • Mahtab Ghamsari-Esfahani. “Evaluating the role of mappings in skill acquisition with digital musical instruments”, M.A. thesis, submitted.
  • Bruno Angeles. “Conceptual Integration and User Interface Metaphor for the Multi-Touch Control of Recorded Audio”, M.A. thesis. October 2012.