Ge Wang

CCRMA Role: 
Faculty/Staff
Preferred Email (public): 
ge [at] ccrma [dot] stanford [dot] edu
About Me: 

Ge Wang is an Assistant Professor at Stanford University in the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA). His research interests include interactive software systems for computer music, programming languages, sound synthesis and analysis, new performance ensembles (e.g., laptop orchestras and mobile phone orchestras) and paradigms (e.g., live coding), mobile music, interfaces for human-computer interaction, interactive audio over networks, and methodologies for education at the intersection of computer science and music. Ge is the author of the ChucK audio programming language, and was a founding developer and co-director of the Princeton Laptop Orchestra (PLOrk). He is the founder and director of the Stanford Laptop Orchestra (SLOrk), and of the Stanford Mobile Phone Orchestra (MoPhO).

Concurrently, Ge's outside professional activities include being the Co-founder and Chief Creative of Smule, a startup exploring expressive social music for mobile platforms, starting on the iPhone. Smule serves as a unique platform for research and development combining the state-of-the-art in computer music research with the potential to bring its visions to a wide population. Ge is the designer of Ocarina and Leaf Trombone: World Stage, both exploring social music making on a global scale.