Curriculum Vitae

education

2014 Ph.D. National University of Singapore, Singapore, Integrative Sciences and Engineering
2006 M.Sc. University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy, Electronic Engineering
2003 B.Sc. University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy, Electronic Engineering

appointments

2015- Assistant Professor, Engineering and Information Systems, University of Wollongong, Dubai, UAE
2015-2015 Postdoc Research Fellow, DSP Lab, EEE, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
2010-2011 Research Fellow, Multimodal Analysis Lab, IDMI, National University of Singapore, Singapore
2006-2010 DSP Design & Application Engineer, Atmel Corporation, Atmel Roma Advanced DSP R&D Center, Italy
2002-2005 Audio Engineer & Sound Designer, 4N Studio, Rome, Italy
2000-2003 Event & Public Relations Manager, NRG Club, Rome, Italy

selected publications

2017 S. Fasciani, “Physical Audio Digital Filters”, in proc. of NIME2017, Copenhagen, Denmark
2016 S. Fasciani, “TSAM: a Tool for Analyzing, Modeling, and Mapping the Timbre of Sound Synthesizers”, in proc. of SMC2016, Hamburg, Germany
2015 S. Fasciani, “Interactive computation of timbre spaces for sound synthesis control”, in proc. of the SI15, Singapore
2015 S. Fasciani, J. He, B. Lam, T. Murao, W. S. Gan, “Comparative study of cone-shaped versus flat-panel speakers for active noise control of multi-tonal signals in open windows”, in proc. of Inter.noise, San Francisco, US
2014 S. Fasciani, “Voice-controlled interface for digital musical instruments”, Ph.D. Thesis, National University of Singapore, Singapore
2014 S. Fasciani, L. Wyse, “One at a time by voice: performing with the voice-controlled interface for digital musical instruments”, in eContact! 16.2
2013 S. Fasciani, L. Wyse, “A self-organizing gesture map for a voice-controlled instrument interface”, in proc. of NIME, Daejeon, Korea
2012 S. Fasciani, L. Wyse, “Adapting general purpose interfaces to synthesis engines using unsupervised dimensionality reduction techniques and inverse mapping from features to parameters”, in proc. of ICMC, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2012 S. Fasciani, “Voice features for control: a vocalist dependent method for noise measurement andi ndependent signals computation”, in proc. of DAFx, York, UK
2012 S. Fasciani, L. Wyse, “A Voice interface for sound generators: adaptive and automatic mapping of gestures to sound”, in proc. of NIME, Ann Arbor, US

selected music

2013 “Taxi Driver”, with Ciano feat. Juan Jackson, Transport Recordings, United States, TSP059, Digital Release
2012 “Circle”, Jean Recordings, Italy, JH036, Digital Release
2012 “The 17th”, Jean Recordings, Italy, JK044, Digital Release
2011 “Sickness”, One With Music, Singapore, OWM011, Digital Release
2006 “Send”, in House Family Vol.6, Antibemusic, Italy, ANT064, CD Release

selected performances and installations

2015 Soundislands Festival, The Arts House, Singapore
2014 Lindblad Electronic Music Meet, Gothenburg, Sweden
2014 Guthman Musical Instrument Competition, Atlanta, US
2013 Symposium on Sound and Interactivity, Singapore

selected works

2016 Timbre Space Analyzer and Mapper
2015 Timbre Space Mapping for VST Synthesizers
2014 Voice-Controlled Interface for Digital Musical Instruments
2014 Mini Digital Vinyl System
2013 Wrist Worn Interface with LCD
2012 QuadPad MIDI Controller
2008 Digital Radio Mondiale Receiver based on Diopsis 940 HF ARM+VLIW-DSP SoC
2003 Temperature Control for YIG Filter

research projects

2016-2017 Psychoacoustic-based Modeling of Complex Synthesis Algorithms For Rapid Sound Prototyping, UOWD Intergal Grants, University of Wollongong in Dubai, UAE
2015 Abating urban noise through a holistic approach of noise monitoring, analytics and control, Singapore MND Project No. NRF2013L2N-L2NICCFP001-027, DSP Lab, EEE, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
2011-2014 VCI4DMI Voice Controlled Interface for Digital Musical Instruments, NUS NGS graduate research funding – Ph.D. research project, Arts and Creativity Lab, IDMI, National University of Singapore, Singapore
2010-2011 Events in the World, Singapore MDA NRF Project No. NRF2007IDM-IDM002-066, Multimodal Analysis Lab, IDMI, National University of Singapore, Singapore
2006-2010 SHAPES Scalable Software Hardware Architecture Platform for Embedded Systems, European Commission 6th FWP IST-2004-2.3.4 Integrated Project No. 26825 on Advanced Computing Architectures, Atmel Roma, Italy
2006-2009 HARTES Holistic Approach to Reconfigurable real Time Embedded Systems, European Commission 6th FWP IST-2005-2.5.3 Integrated Project No. 035143 on Embedded Systems, Atmel Roma, Italy
2005-2006 DIAM Digital AM Hardware and Software Platform-Based set from C to Silicon, Eureka Project No. E!2390, Atmel Roma, Italy

talks

2017 NIME Conference, Aalborg University, Copenhagen, Denmark
2017 Future Cities Show, AIM2017, Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE
2015 TEDxUOWD, University of Wollongong, Dubai, UAE
2015 Making Unusual Sounds in Unusual Ways Workshop, ArtScience Museum, Singapore
2015 SI15 Symposium, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
2015 Seminar, Sound and Movement Interaction, IRCAM, Paris, France
2014 Guest Lecture, Division of Interaction Design, Applied IT, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
2014 Guest Lecture, Academy of Music and Drama, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
2013 SI13 Symposium, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
2013 NIME Conference, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon, South Korea
2012 ICMC Conference, Institute for Sonic Arts Research, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2012 Sound & Interaction Workshops, Communication and New Media, National University of Singapore, Singapore
2012 IDMI Tech Talks, Interactive and Digital Media Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore
2011 Singapore HCI, School of Computing, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
2010 5ICOM Conference, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
2009 Italian Digital Radio Mondiale Consortium, Centro RAI Monza, Italy
2008 hArtes Consortium, Department of Electronic Engineering, Marche Polytechnic University, Italy
2007 Diopsis 940HF Seminars, Department of Electronic Engineering, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy

committee and review

2017 Proceedings Reviewer, international conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, NIME 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark
2015 Program Committee and Co-chair, 2nd international symposium on Sound and Interactivity, SI 15, Singapore
2015 Proceedings & Artworks Reviewer, 2nd international symposium on Sound and Interactivity, SI 15, Singapore
2015 Proceedings Reviewer, international conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2015, Seoul, Korea

affiliations

2012-present International Computer Music Association (ICMA) Member
2016-present Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Member
2011-present Composers and Authors Society of Singapore (COMPASS) Member