AES Member Profile

Joseph Timoney

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  • Educational Institutions - Educator

Job Duties:

  • Educator
  • DSP Engineer


Dr. Joe Timoney studied Electronic Engineering and completed his PhD in adaptive signal processing. He joined the Dept. of Computer Science at Maynooth University in 1999. He teaches on undergraduate programs in Computer Science and in Music Technology. His research interests are based in the area of audio signal processing, with a focus on musical sound synthesis and the digital modelling of analogue subtractive synthesis. He has supervised a number of PhD students in the fields of Audio analysis and Digital Audio watermarking. Additionally, he has worked on EI innovation vouchers and a Commercialisation project on Watermarking. In 2003 he spent a 3 month research visit at ATR laboratory in Kyoto, Japan, and in 2010 made a research visit to the College of Computing at Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. He is a member of the Audio Engineering Society. Alongside his academic work, he also is a keen DIY electronics enthusiast and has built a number of synthesizers and drum machines. He participates each July in the Dublin Maker Fair as part of the NUI Maynooth team.

Education Background

Trinity College Dublin BA/BAI Elec. Eng. 1992
Trinity College Dublin MSc (by Research) 1995
Trinity College Dublin PhD 1999

Employment History

Lecture at the Department of Computer Science, Maynooth University since 1999. Currently working as Head of Department.

Why Am I An AES Member?

I really love working with Audio and being on the cutting edge of new technology through the AES

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