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Natanya Ford

Natanya Ford

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Audio Fields:

  • Educational Institutions - Educator
  • Acoustics, Psychoacoustics, Hearing - Musical Acoustics
  • Consumer - Home
  • Consumer - Car
  • Product Design & Manufacturing - Research & Development

Job Duties:

  • Educator
  • Author/Journalist/Technical Writer
  • Consultant
  • Engineer
  • Researcher

AES Awards

In 2014, Natanya Ford was presented with the AES Fellowship Award in recognition of her work in spatial audio and her contributions to the improvement of the listening experience and quality evaluation.

Education Background

PhD Sound Recording (psychoacoustics)
Department of Sound Recording, University of Surrey, UK: Sept. 1998 — Sept. 2004.
MSc Digital Music Technology
Keele University, Newcastle-under-Lyme, UK: 1996 — 1997.
BA (Hons) Visual Performance
Dartington College of Arts, Totnes, Devon, UK: 1992 -- 1995.

Employment History

SENIOR LECTURER (Course Leader). Bucks New University, High Wycombe UK: 2009-2016.
AUTOMOTIVE TONMEISTER. Bang & Olufsen, Denmark: 2006 - 2009.
PRINCIPAL SCIENTIST. Harman /Becker Automotive Systems, Bridgend: 2005 - 2006.
CONSULTANT (in audio product evaluation). Intertek, Milton Keynes, UK: From 1999.
LECTURER (Music Technology & Audio System Design BSc) Derby University, UK: 1999 - 2004.
RECORDING ENGINEER. Farmer Studios, Leicester, UK: 1995 - 1999.

Related Experience

Committee member of the AES British section (Dec 2010 — September 2012)
AES 130th convention; chair for workshops and tutorials (London, May, 2011)
AES 131st convention; chair for workshops and tutorials (New York, October, 2011)
AES 132nd convention; chair for workshops and tutorials (Budapest, April, 2012)
AES 134th convention; chair for workshops and tutorials (Rome, May, 2013)
AES 135th convention; chair for workshops and tutorials (New York, October 2013)
AES 136th convention; chair for workshops and tutorials (Berlin, April 2014)
AES 56th International Conference on "Audio for Games"; Conference secretary (London, February 2015)


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