Job Title: Director of the CoDE Research Institute
Company: Anglia Ruskin University
Status: Full Member
Member since: 2007
AES Committee: Convention: 140th
Dr Rob Toulson is Director of the Cultures of the Digital Economy Research Institute at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK. He was previously Director of the Sound and Audio Engineering Research Group at Anglia Ruskin University. Rob is also a successful music producer and recording, mixing and mastering engineer. In particular, he has worked as recording and mix engineer on a number of albums for Mediaeval Baebes, who have previously topped the UK classical album chart. Rob has also worked collaboratively with many successful singer-songwriter artists, including Ethan Ash and Janet Devlin.
Dr Toulson is an active researcher in sound, audio and music production fields, holding a first degree in Engineering and a PhD in Digital Signal Processing. He has a number of years' experience working in the audio and electronics industries, as well as teaching audio and music technology in Higher Education. Rob is founder of the Cambridge regional branch of the Audio Engineering Society and he is also a committee member of the AES British Section and a Co-Chair of the Innovation in Music Conference. He is a Director of both Half-ton Studios in Cambridge and High Barn Studios in Essex, as well as Director of his own music production and audio software development company, RT Sixty Ltd.
Rob is the author of 'Fast and Effective Embedded Systems Design: applying the ARM mbed' published by Newnes in 2012. He is also inventor of the iDrumTune iPhone App, which assists percussionists with drum tuning.
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