François Germain


Master of Arts in Music Technology at McGill University, Montreal, Canada (09/2009 - 08/2011)

Master's Thesis: Nonlinear modelling of analog synthesizers' effects

Supervisors: P. Depalle and M. Wanderley

Academic background

  • Preparatory classes in Mathematics and Physics at Lycée Fermat, Toulouse, France (09/2004 - 07/2006)
  • Diploma from the Ecole Polytechnique (Palaiseau, France) with Major in Communications, Signal Processing and Operational Research (09/2006 - 08/2009)

Conference poster

  • F. Germain and G. Evangelista, “Synthesis of guitar by digital waveguides: Modeling the plectrum in the physical interaction of the player with the instrument,” in Proc. of the IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA-09), 2009, pp.25-28.

Research interests

  • Instrument acoustics
  • Sound Processing

Other interests

  • Piano, Keyboard performance
  • Sports: soccer, basketball
  • Linguistics

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