CIRMMT Distinguished Lecture: Poppy Crum

Event

 

[ONLINE] Poppy Crum: "The future of immersive technologies - what the three-legged race of artists, engineers, and neuroscientists can bring to enhancing our experience of the natural world"

The rebroadcast of a Distinguished Lecture by a guest from Dolby Laboratories (USA) followed by an online live discussion with Prof. Crum herself.

 

About the event


This session will feature the rebroadcast of the lecture presented by Poppy Crum on October 22, 2015 followed by a one-hour live discussion with Prof. Crum herself. The main goal is to revisit the topic, and then, in the discussion that follow, evaluate what has changed since the research was first presented. Participants are encouraged to submit their questions and comments in the chat of the platform used.

To access the event: www.cirmmt.org/join/DL1 (platform and details coming soon).

 

Biography


Poppy Crum is Head Scientist at Dolby Laboratories and is a Consulting Professor at Stanford University in the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics and the Program in Symbolic Systems. At Dolby, Poppy directs the growth of internal science. She is responsible for integrating neuroscience and psychophysical knowledge into algorithm design, technological development, and technology strategy. At Stanford, her work focuses on the impact and feedback potential of new technologies with gaming and immersive environments on neuroplasticity.

Poppy also represents scientific interests among external standards bodies and scientific organizations. She is currently a U.S. representative to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), and was a fellow of the US Defense Science Research Council. Prior to joining Dolby Laboratories Poppy was Research Faculty in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at John Hopkins School of Medicine where her research focused on the functional circuitry of the auditory cortex. Poppy is a Fellow of the Audio Engineering Society. She completed her: Post-Doctoral work at John Hopkins in Biomedical Engineering; PhD at UC Berkeley in Neuroscience/Psychology; M.A. at McGill University in Experimental Psychology, and B.Mus. at the University of Iowa in Violin Performance. 

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