Eddy Kazazis

PhD Student in Music Technology
Schulich School of Music, McGill University

Areas of Interest:
-- Timbre representations
-- Timbre perception in contemporary music
-- Sound analysis using audio descriptors and modulation representations
-- Sound synthesis using higher-level audio features
-- Audio morphing strategies

Education


--- McGill University (2014 – present)
   -- PhD Student in Music Technology
   -- Supervisors: Stephen McAdams & Philippe Depalle
   -- Graduate Excellence Fellowship, Schulich School of Music
   -- CIRMMT Inter-Centre Research Exchange funding (2015 – 2016)

--- Royal Conservatory in The Hague, Institute of Sonology, the Netherlands (2014)
   -- M.Mus. in Sonology
   -- Thesis: “Audio Descriptive Synthesis”
   -- Graduate Research Trainee in the Music Perception and Cognition Lab, McGill University (9/2013 - 12/2013)

--- National Technical University of Athens, Greece (2012)
   -- M.Eng. in Electrical and Computer Engineering
   -- Thesis: “Image Sonification of Shape, Color and Texture”

--- Kingston University, London, UK (2010)
   -- Master of Business Administration 
   -- Thesis: “The Contribution of Business Planning to Corporate Performance. (An Empirical Research in the Greek Market.)”

Professional Experience


--- Research Assistant. Music Perception and Cognition Lab (MPCL). McGill University, 2014 – present.

--- Instructor for Fundamentals of New Media (MUMT 202). McGill University, Fall 2015.

--- Teaching Assistant for Introduction to Digital Audio (MUMT 203). McGill University, Fall 2015.

--- Soundmaker - Athens, Greece
 -- Editor, 9/2010 - 7/2011

--- Space Hellas S. A. - Athens, Greece  
 -- Network engineer, 12/2007 - 9/2010

--- Institute of Language and Speech Processing (ILSP) - Athens, Greece  
 -- Building DSP applications in Matlab, 1/2007 - 8/2007

--- Institute of Research in Music and Acoustics - Athens, Greece  
 -- Hardware developer, 3/2004 - 12/2006