Ajay Kapur


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  • ISEA2017

    Ajay Kapur is currently the Director of the Music Technology program (MTIID) at the California Institute of the Arts, as well as the Associate Dean for Research and Development in Digital Arts. He runs a PhD Research Group in Wellington, New Zealand called Sonic Engineering Lab for Creative Technology and is the Founder and CEO of Kadenze, the Creative Arts MOOC.

    ISEA2015

    Ajay Kapur, California Institute of the Arts,Associate Dean of Research and Development in Digital Arts, United States

    Ajay Kapur is currently the director of Music Technology at California Institute of the Arts, USA. He received an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in 2007 from University of Victoria (NZ) with a focus on intelligent music systems and media technology. Kapur graduated with a BS in Engineering and Computer Science from Princeton University (USA) in 2002. A musician at heart, trained on drumset, tabla, sitar and other percussion instruments from around the world, Ajay strives to push the technological barrier in order to explore new sounds, rhythms and melodies.

    ISEA2014

    Ajay Kapur is currently the Director of the Music Technology program (MTIID) at the California Institute of the Arts, as well as the Associate Dean for Research and Development in Digital Arts. He received an Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in 2007 from University of Victoria combining computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, music and psychology with a focus on intelligent music systems and media technology. Ajay graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Computer Science from Princeton University in 2002. He has published over 80 technical papers and presented lectures across the world on music technology, human computer interface for artists, robotics for making sound and modern digital orchestras. His book ‘Digitizing North Indian Music,’ discusses how sensors, machine learning and robotics are used to extend and preserve traditional techniques of Indian Classical music.

     

     

     


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