I am an independent researcher, software developer and musician based in Paris. With a background in machine learning and signal processing, my research aims at developing innovative tools for music and sound creation, analysis and search.

After earning a PhD from the Technical University of Berlin, I worked as a researcher at IRCAM and Audionamix, on topics such as source separation, automatic music analysis, sound classification, content-based search and sound synthesis. My current main activity concerns the exploration of machine learning techniques for new methods of sound analysis/synthesis aimed at musical creation.

I also work as a research and development consultant for companies, institutions and composers, helping them to design and evaluate new methods for their sound or music processing needs.

On the musical side, I am a classically-trained pianist, later self-taught in improvisation. I play with two bands: Edelweiss Quartet, a classical/jazz combo, and The Overlap, an electronic/rock trio.

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Professional experience

2014- Freelance researcher and developer, Paris. Clients include: Mogees, Audionamix, IRCAM/CNRS, Klap
2010-2013 Research engineer, Audionamix, Paris
2007-2010 Researcher, Analysis/Synthesis Group, IRCAM, Paris
2004-2007 Researcher, Communication Systems Group, TU Berlin
2002-2003 Student research assistant, zplane.development, Berlin

Technical education

2004-2008 PhD in Electrical Engineering, TU Berlin
1997-2004 Telecommunications Engineer (M.Sc.), ETSIT, Polytechnic University of Madrid

Musical education

1999-2001 Studies in Counterpoint and Fugue, Madrid Conservatory of Music
1989-2000 Music Theory Degree, Madrid Conservatory of Music
1989-1997 Piano Degree, Madrid Conservatory of Music