Tom Mitchell is a Senior Lecturer in Music Systems at UWE Bristol who has previously worked as a software developer/engineer. He received a first class BSc(Hons) degree in Music Systems Engineering from the UWE Bristol in 2002, where he was later awarded a PhD and PGCertHE in 2008.
Tom’s research explores the intersection between Evolutionary Computation and audio synthesis, with the application of Evolutionary Algorithms to optimise parameters for unsupervised sound matching.
Alongside his research, Tom has worked as a freelance electronic musician/performer and has created bespoke compositions for art exhibitions, installations and fashion shows.
Tom will be talking about and demonstrating his latest creation, a pair of musical gloves that allow wearers to manipulate music using just hand gestures.
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