Catherine Guastavino

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Catherine Guastavino is an Associate Professor at McGill University. She joined the School of Information Studies in 2005. She has been affiliated with CIRMMT, the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology since 2003, where she served as Associate Director for Scientific and Technological Research from 2007 to 2009. She has been an Associate Member of the McGill Schulich School of Music since 2007. Dr. Guastavino received a Ph.D. in Psychoacoustics (audio information processing) from the University of Paris 6 within the Laboratoire d’Acoustique Musicale. She holds an M.Sc. in Music Technology from IRCAMUniversity of Aix-Marseille, and a B.Sc. in Mathematics from McGill. She received post-doctoral training in the fields of memory and cognition in the Psychology Department at McGill, and spent two years as a post-doctoral researcher at CIRMMT.

She directs the Multimodal Interaction Laboratory established in the Fall 2006. Her research encompasses a wide range of topics including human-computer interaction, auditory perception and cognition, music archiving and retreival, mutli-sensory integration, knowledge representation, categorization, sound quality and soundscape evaluation. She teaches courses on research principles, multimedia systems and database design.

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McGill University, SIS
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Phone: +1 (514) 398-1709
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