In addition to being co-director of the Northwestern University Center for Human Computer Interaction + Design, I head the Interactive Audio Lab. We make machines that understand and manipulate sound. To do this, we develop new methods in Machine Learning (e.g. automated gradient clipping), and Signal Processing (e.g. the Multi-scale Common-fate Transform) and apply them to new kinds of user interfaces and interactions. Examples include:

When I'm not researching, you may find me teaching classes like Digital Luthier or Deep Learning.

I am also the faculty advisor for Latin@CS and chair the CS Diversity Committee.

When I'm not being an academic, I make music with the Latin Folk Fusion ensemble Son Monarcas.

Prof. Bryan Pardo

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Computer Science
Northwestern University
Seely Mudd Building, Room 3115
2233 Tech Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Interactive Audio Lab
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