Dr Duncan Williams

Dr Duncan Williams

External Examiner

Doctoral College Administration - Student Administration (Academic Registry)



Research Fellow in Music with Artificial Intelligence: EPSRC funded project Brain-Computer Interface for Monitoring and Inducing Affective States with Professor Eduardo Miranda and Dr Alexis Kirke.


PhD Signal Processing and Psychoacoustics (IoSR, Surrey)

PGCAP (Plymouth University)
PGCfhE (University of Surrey)
Ba(Hons) Music Technology (Sussex)

Professional membership

Member of the Audio Engineering Society (MAES)
Member of the Performing Rights Society (PRS)
Member of the Mechanical Copyright Protection Society (MCPS)



Research interests

  • Computer Music
  • Experimental and Electronic Composition
  • Sound Recording theory and practice
  • Psychoacoustics
  • Audio Signal Processing,
  • Music Technology
  • e-Learning/remote and distance learning strategies

Other research

Humanities Division 'Teaching Award' for design of new postgraduate course "Max/MSP for Composers", Faculty of Music, University of Oxford, 2011.
Author of MUT360 "Commercial Recording and Composition", Stephen F. Austin State University of Texas, USA, 2010-11.
Member of Oxford University Digital Research Cluster (Oxford E-Research Centre/Wolfson College), Postdoctoral research MCR, 2010-12.
Visiting lecturer (Sound Engineering), Beijing Vocational College of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, China (World City Links London/Beijing exchange), 2009.
Information Systems Council (JISC) funded project X4L Music: "E-Learning Resources for Music and Music Technology", Farnborough College of Technology/Brockenhurst College(£28,985) 2003-4.

Creative practice & artistic projects

See Music pages on www.duncanwilliams.info



Other Publications

See writing pages on www.duncanwilliams.info



Conferences organised

1th International Symposium on Computer MusicMultidisciplinary Research (CMMR) Music, Mind, and Embodiment Plymouth, UK on 16-19 June 2015. Music chair and co-chair with Prof E R Miranda and J Eaton. http://cmr.soc.plymouth.ac.uk/cmmr2015/

Symposiumfor the Performance of Electronic and Experimental Composition (SPEEC),Garrard, Williams. Co-creator/covenor,co-chair and technical paper reader, Faculty of Music, University of Oxford, 6-8 January2012 www.music.ox.ac.uk/speec


Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research
Personal homepage/blog