Faculty

Prof. Luca Turchet (Lab Head)



Luca Turchet is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science of University of Trento, where he leads the Creative, Intelligent and Multisensory Interactions Laboratory and is coordinator of the Research and Teaching Laboratory “Multisensory Interactions”. He received master degrees (summa cum laude) in Computer Science from University of Verona, in classical guitar and composition from Music Conservatory of Verona, and in electronic music from the Royal College of Music of Stockholm. He received the Ph.D. in Media Technology from Aalborg University Copenhagen. His scientific, artistic, and entrepreneurial research has been supported by numerous grants from different funding agencies including the European Commission, the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, the European Space Agency, the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Danish Research Council. He is co-founder of the company Elk, which operates in the sector of Music Technology (www.elk.audio). He serves as an associate editor for IEEE Access and the Journal of the Audio Engineering Society. He has been guest editor of a special issue of the Journal of the Audio Engineering Society on the Internet of Sounds topic. He is the founder and General Chair of the International Workshop on the Internet of Sounds. His main research interests are in music technology, Internet of Things, human-computer interaction, and perception. More information at: www.lucaturchet.it


PhD students

Domenico Stefani


Domenico Stefani is a PhD candidate at the Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science of University of Trento. He received his master’s degree in computer science from the University of Trento, Italy, with a thesis on the development of a timbre classifier for a smart guitar. His research interests include real-time music information retrieval and smart musical instruments.


Luca Vignati

Luca Vignati is a PhD candidate at the Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science of University of Trento. He studied Computer and Electronic Engineering (B.Sc.) at the University of Pavia, Italy, and Computer Science and Engineering (M.Sc.) at Politecnico di Milano, Italy. He carried out his master thesis at the music tech company Elk porting the Elk Audio OS operating system to a previously unsupported System on Chip. He has been awarded of a post thesis scholarship from the University of Trento, and a research scholarship from Fondazione C.M. Lerici.


Nishal Silva


Nishal Silva is a PhD students at the Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science of University of Trento. He received his M.Sc in Telecommunication and Electronic Engineering from Sheffield Hallam University. He received his B.Eng (Hons) in Electronic Engineering from Sheffield Hallam University. His research interests are in symbolic music information retrieval and smart musical instruments.


Master students

  • Jesse Lohman
  • Amos Brazzoli
  • Barry O’Sullivan

Alumni

  • 2021
    • Giovanni Maschietto
    • Ngadhnjim Sutaj
  • 2020
    • Waliyah Sahqani
    • Federico Macchi
    • Pablo Aceituno Ferro
    • Luca Vignati
    • Domenico Stefani

Openings

Often CIMIL offers job opportunities for different positions, including PhD, Industrial PhD, post-doc, and engineers. For further information please visit the Openings section.