Events Spring 2014

Music, Computing, People

Feb 12, 2014 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm 

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Ge Wang (Stanford University)

Berkeley City College Auditorium: 2050 Center Street, between Shattuck Ave. & Milvia St., in Berkeley (near the Downtown Berkeley BART station)

The Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley City College, and the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing cordially invite you to attend a lecture by Dr. Ge Wang on “Music, Computing, People," which is part of the series Not on the Test: The Pleasures and Uses of Mathematics. This lecture series is dedicated to engaging the public through speakers on mathematics whose expertise, passion, and ability to explain what they do with math can be understood by all.

Dr. Ge Wang is an assistant professor at Stanford University in the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA). He researches programming languages and interactive software systems for computer music, mobile and social music, laptop orchestras, and education at the intersection of computer science and music. Dr. Wang is the author of the ChucK audio programming language, is founding director of the Stanford Laptop Orchestra (SLOrk) and of the Stanford Mobile Phone Orchestra (MoPhO). He also co-founded Smule, and is the designer of the iPhone’s Ocarina and Magic Piano.

Mathematical Sciences Research Institute

Simons Institute for the Theory of ComputingBerkeley City College

Please register:

This event is free and open to the public, but you must present a printed or electronic ticket at the doors to guarantee your seat in the auditorium. Seating is limited and first come, first served. Doors open at 6:30 pm.