Dr Michael J Newton

Main Research Areas: Music information retreival using auditory models, human vocal folds (particularly in vitro models), the lip reed mechanism in brass instruments, particle image velocimetry (PIV) applied to acoustically generative flow fields such as the vocal folds and brass instrument lip-reed, impedance measurements of acoustical bores. 

Contact Details

Dr Michael J Newton, Room 1604, James Clerk Maxwell Building, Kings Buildings, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH9 3JZ
t: +44 (0)131 650 5865
e: michael.newton@ed.ac.uk
web: http://www.acoustics.ed.ac.uk/~mjn/

About

Michael J Newton gained his BSc in Physics from the University of Edinburgh in 2004. Having specialised in musical acoustics at Honours level, he went on to study for a PhD under the supervision of Prof. Murray Campbell, graduating in 2009. From 2010 until early 2012 he worked on an EPSRC-funded project as Postdoctoral Research Assistant, based in Computing Science at the University of Stirling, UK. He rejoined the Musical Acoustics Group at Edinburgh in February 2012 as lecturer, based in the School of Music. His main role now is as organiser of the MSc in Acoustics and Music Technology, though he remains attached to the afformentioned EPSRC project as associate researcher.

Research Interests

For further info about past and present research work, please head over to Mike’s Homepage on the Acoustics and Audio Group website.

Publications

A full list of publications is available over on Mike’s Publications page.

Teaching

Mike is responsible for a number of Masters and Undergraduate level courses within the School of Music. These, together with other courses taught by the Musical Acoustics Group, are available over on the Teaching pages.