Richard Kronland-Martinet received a Ph.D. in acoustics from the University of Aix-Marseille II, France, in 1983. He received a “Doctorat d'Etat ès Sciences” in 1989 for his work on Analysis and synthesis of sounds using time-frequency and timescale representations. He is currently Director of Research at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), Laboratoire de Mécanique et d'Acoustique in Marseille, where he is the head of the group “Modeling, Synthesis and Control of Sound and Musical Signals.” His primary research interests are in analysis and synthesis of sounds with a particular emphasis on musical sounds. He has recently been involved in a multidisciplinary research project associating sound synthesis processes and brain imaging techniques fonctional Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (fNRM) to better understand the way the brain is processing sounds and music.
Biography Updated on 9 October 2003