MUSAiC Team

Bob L. T. Sturm (PI)

Associate Professor of Computer Science at the Royal Institute of Technology, KTH. He has degrees in physics and engineering, and specializes in signal processing and machine learning applied to music data.

Rujing Huang (postdoc)

Ethnomusicologist, singer-songwriter, and composer. In 2019, she completed her PhD in Music from Harvard University, where her work crossed boundaries between musicology, music theory and sound studies, as well as Chinese history and philosophy.

Nicolas Jonason (PhD)

Interested in sound synthesis and performance generation.

Laura Cros Vila (PhD)

© Hannah McGinty

Joris Grouwels (PhD)

André Holzapfel (affiliated)

Associate Professor of Media Technology at KTH Royal Institute of Technology. His expertise lies in the areas of Music Information Retrieval and Ethnomusicology, and current research projects focus on historically informed design of musical instruments, and on mapping future application scenarios of creative Ai.

Oded Ben-Tal (affiliated)

A composer with interests in creative research and technologically enabled creativity. He is a Senior Lecturer in Music at Kingston University. 

Mattias Sköld (affiliated)

Senior Lecturer in Composition at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and a PhD candidate in Sound and Music Computing at KTH. Current research projects focus on the notation of sound for computer-assisted composition and transcription. 

Luca Casini (visiting Fall 2021)

Passionate musician and PhD candidate at University of Bologna, interested in human-centric application of deep learning.

Shoogee Nulnul (dog)

Excels at fetching balls, explosive fits of running, and boosting morale.


MUSAiC is a project that has received funding from the European Research Council under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (Grant agreement No. 864189).