AES Paris 2016 Presenter or Author

J. Robert Stuart

J. Robert Stuart

Primary Affiliation: MQA Ltd. - Huntingdon, UK
Secondary Affiliation: Meridian Audio Ltd
AES Member Type: Life Fellow
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J. Robert (Bob) Stuart was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1948. He received a B.Sc. in electronic engineering from the University of Birmingham and an M.Sc. in Operations Research from Imperial College, London. While at Birmingham he studied psychoacoustics under Professor Jack Allinson, which began a lifelong fascination with the subject.

In 1977 he co-founded Meridian Audio and served as CTO until early 2015.

In 2014 he founded MQA Ltd where he is currently Chairman and CTO.

His professional interests are the furthering of analogue and digital audio and developing understanding of the human auditory perception mechanisms relevant to live and recorded music. His specialities include the design of analogue and digital electronics, loudspeakers and signal processing.

Mr Stuart has contributed to DVD-Audio and BluRay standards and has served on the technical committees of the National Sound Archive, JAS and the ADA (Japan). He has a deep interest in music and spends a good deal of time listening to live and recorded material. He is a fellow of AES and a member of ASA, IEEE and the Hearing Group at Cambridge.

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Jun 4: W3: Perceptual Evaluation of High Resolution Audio (Panelist)

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EXHIBITION HOURS June 5th   10:00 – 18:00 June 6th   09:00 – 18:00 June 7th   09:00 – 16:00
REGISTRATION DESK June 4th   08:00 – 18:00 June 5th   08:00 – 18:00 June 6th   08:00 – 18:00 June 7th   08:00 – 16:00
TECHNICAL PROGRAM June 4th   09:00 – 18:30 June 5th   08:30 – 18:00 June 6th   08:30 – 18:00 June 7th   08:45 – 16:00
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