Education & Career

AES 135th Convention Student Design Competition Winners


At AES 135 in New York, we received numerous amazing entries from all over the world. Several areas of the audio industry were represented, from VST plugins, to standalone software applications for both OS and iOS, to remarkable hardware synthesizers operating on optical sensors.
The competition was made possible by our generous sponsors.


CAT 1 | Undergraduate Level

Tad Nicol, University of Miami
Mackenzie Starr, New York University
Connor McCullough, University of Miami
Drew Cordova, Utah Valley University

CAT 2 | Graduate Level

Illia Balashov, New York University
Nicholas Bryan, Stanford University
Michelle Daniels, University of California San Diego
AES - Audio Engineering Society