Dr. Michael Lyons – Guest Lecture

We are excited to have NIME conference (New Interfaces for Musical Expression) co-founder Dr. Michael Lyons come speak to us about his field of work. Dr. Lyons will outline a process for creating new musical interfaces, and share with us key issues that concern NIME researchers in regards to interface design. The talk will be on the 19th of November, at the usual time and place, at 5:00pm, in room M6094 Future Cinema.

Michael Lyons Poster

Bio: Michael Lyons has worked in computational neuroscience, pattern recognition, cognitive science, and interactive arts. He was a Research Fellow at the California Institute of Technology (1992/3), and a Lecturer and Research Assistant Professor at the University of Southern California (1994/96). From 1996-2007 he was a Senior Research Scientist at the Advanced Telecommunications Research International Labs in Kyoto, Japan. In 2007, he joined the newly founded College of Image Arts and Sciences, Ritsumeikan University, as Full Professor. Michael co-founded the New Interfaces for Musical Expression conference.

If you would like to know more about NIME, check out their website here. Last year’s conference was in Daejeon, South Korea. To see what went down, you can browse their website here.

For more info on Dr. Lyons, you can visit his google scholar page here.

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