Think of your favorite song. The steady beat, the crescendos, the layered vocals, the way the different pieces fade in and out perfectly. Behind every musical recording you hear is the work of many engineers.Read More
A career in music engineering requires both the technical skills of an engineer and the artistry and passion for sound of a musician. Try your hand at these online games and simulators and see if you can engineer some good tunes.
Speakers are in all sorts of objects you see and use every day—stereos, telephones, movie theaters, concert halls, iPods, and more. Speakers work by turning an electrical signal into a sound you can hear. In this activity, you can create your own speaker by creating an electromagnet and using a Styrofoam plate as your cone.Read More
IEEE members across disciplines research and develop music, music technology, computer programs, and more, all of which lead to our being able to understand music better and do more with it.
Alexander Lerch is Assistant Professor at the Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology. He works on the design of new digital signal processing algorithms for music analysis and synthesis. He is co-founder of the company zplane.development – a research-driven technology provider for the music industry.Read More