Alberto Torin

Main Research Areas: Physical Modelling Sound Synthesis, High Performance Computing and Audio.

Contact Details

Alberto Torin, Room 1606, James Clerk Maxwell Building, King’s Buildings, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH9 3JZ
e: A.Torin(at)


My research is on numerical algorithms for simulating percussion instruments using a Physics-based approach. I am part of the group working on the NESS Project (Next Generation Sound Synthesis), along with Dr Stefan Bilbao, Ph.D. students Craig J. Webb and Brian Hamilton and the EPCC.