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Georg Essl
Postdoctoral researcher
Palpable Machines group

Georg Essl is currently a postdoctoral researcher. Before joining Media Lab Europe, he was Assistant Professor at the University of Florida. He obtained a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Princeton University in 2002 working with Perry Cook on physical simulation of musical instruments.
His research interests include sound synthesis of musical instruments based on efficient physical simulation, design of new interfaces for artistic (usually musical) expression with much emphasis on haptics, and multi- and cross-modal technologies including graphics, sound and touch.