Professor Damian Murphy BSc (Hons), MSc, DPhil
Professor of Sound and Music Computing;
University Research Champion for Creativity
Tel: +44 (0)1904 32 3221
Fax: +44 (0)1904 32 2335
Research Area: Communication Technologies » Audio and acoustics
Areas of Expertise: Acoustic Environments, Acoustic Modelling, Music Synthesis, Spatial Audio, Speech Synthesis
Damian Murphy is Professor in Sound and Music Computing in the AudioLab
where his research focuses on the development and creative application of immersive audio and virtual acoustic modelling, including room acoustic measurement and simulation, soundscape, auralistion and machine learning as used to understand our sound environment. He has been principal investigator on a number of AHRC and EPSRC projects related to these areas, securing more than £20m in funding, and published over 200 journal articles, conference papers and books in the area. He is the Director of the XR Stories
Arts and Humanities Research Council funded Creative Industries R&D Partnership exploring the next generation of interactive and immersive storytelling for the UK’s creative screen industries.
Professor Murphy is an active sound artist and in 2004 was appointed as one of the UK's first AHRC/ACE Arts and Science Research Fellows, investigating the compositional and aesthetic aspects of sound spatialisation, acoustic modelling techniques and the acoustics of heritage spaces. His work has been presented in galleries nationally and at festivals and venues internationally and included varied collaborations with writers, photographers, interactive digital artists.
Year 4 (MEng) Physical Modelling Synthesis
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