Sam Aaron, University of Cambridge


Sam is a researcher, software architect and computational thinker with a deep fascination surrounding the notion of communicative programming. Currently leading a research project Improcess, under the supervision of Dr Alan Blackwell, involving collaborators in the Cambridge. Computer Laboratory and Music Faculty, the Anglia Ruskin Digital Performance Lab and Microsoft Research Cambridge. This research aims to combine both tactile and highly abstract linguistic user interfaces with state-of-the-art real-time synthesis software in order to build new forms of musical device with a high capacity for improvisation. Sam has a Ph.D. in Computing Science from Newcastle University.