AES New York 2013 Presenter or Author
Malcolm O. J. Hawksford
Primary Affiliation: University of Essex - Colchester, Essex, UK
AES Member Type: Life Fellow
Malcolm O. J. Hawksford was educated at Aston University in Birmingham, UK where he received his B.Sc. with first-class honours in 1968, Ph.D. in 1972 and D.Sc. in 2008. He is now Emeritus Professor within the School of Computing Science and Electronic Engineering at Essex University, Colchester, UK. Early research embraced delta- and sigma–delta modulation (SDM) applied to colour TV coding that under the award of a BBC Research Scholarship lead to a method of luminance and chrominance multiplexing exploiting digital time-compression, a forerunner of MAC/DMAC. Principal interests include audio engineering, electronic circuit design and signal processing focused on loudspeakers, SDM, PWM linearization, spatial audio and telepresence. Malcolm is recipient of the AES Publications Award for the best contribution by an author of any age for JAES, volumes 45 and 46 and holds the AES Silver Medal for major contributions to engineering research in the advancement of audio reproduction. He is a chartered engineer and fellow of the AES, IET, and IOA. He has been formative chair of the AES Technical Committee on High-Resolution Audio and was a founding member of Acoustic Renaissance for Audio (ARA).
P11: Perception—Part 1
On the Perceptual Advantage of Stereo Subwoofer Systems in Live Sound Reinforcement (Author)
Oct 19: T13: A Holistic Approach to Crossover Systems and Equalization for Loudspeakers (A Master Class Event) (Presenter)