Elaine Chew

Pianist and Operations Researcher in CNRS - UMR9912 / STMS (IRCAM)

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Operations researcher (applied mathematician) and pianist. Designs mathematical models, computer algorithms to represent, analyze music structures in performance, cardiac arrhythmias; and, multimedia concerts showcasing music sci-tech innovations.

Senior Researcher at CNRS – UMR9912 / STMS (IRCAM); Visiting Professor at King's College London. Principal Investigator of ERC ADG COSMOS: Computational Shaping and Modeling of Musical Structures, and ERC POC Heart.FM: Maximizing the Therapeutic Potential of Music through Tailored Therapy with Physiological Feedback in Cardiovascular Disease.

Awards include US Presidential Early Career Award (PECASE) and National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER), Edward, Frances, and Shirley B. Daniels Fellowship and Summer Fellowship at Harvard's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Born in Buffalo, New York, USA. Held professorships at QMUL (UK), USC (USA); visiting appointments at Harvard, Lehigh (USA); lecture/instructorships at MIT, HBS (USA).

Homepages: [ STMS / IRCAM ][ MusRep ][ KCL ]

Blogs: [ Research ][ Piano ][ Publications ]

Teams: [ Cosmos ][ MuPaE ][ MuCoaCo ]

  • Work
    • CNRS - UMR9912/STMS (IRCAM)
  • Education
    • MIT PhD SM Operations Res
    • Stanford BAS Math-CS/Music
    • Trinity Coll FTCL LTCL Piano