Ge Wang | Bio (word counted)

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Ge Wang is an Assistant Professor at Stanford University's Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA). He specializes in artful design — researching programming language and software design for music, interaction design, mobile music, laptop orchestras, aesthetics of technology-mediated design, and education at the intersection of engineering, art, and design. Ge is the author of the ChucK music programming language, the founding director of the Stanford Laptop Orchestra (SLOrk), the Co-founder of Smule (reaching over 200 million users), the designer of the iPhone's Ocarina and Magic Piano, and a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow.

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Ge Wang is an Assistant Professor at Stanford University's Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA). He received his B.S. in Computer Science in 2000 from Duke University, and his Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2008 from Princeton University. Ge specializes in artful design — researching programming languages and interactive software design for computer music, interaction design, mobile music, new performance ensembles (laptop orchestras and mobile phone orchestras), human-computer interaction, visualization, music game design, aesthetics of technology-mediated design, and methodologies for education at the intersection of art, engineering, and design. Ge is the author and chief architect of the ChucK music programming language. He is the founding director of the Stanford Laptop Orchestra (SLOrk) and Stanford Mobile Phone Orchestra (MoPhO), and was a co-director of the Princeton Laptop Orchestra (PLOrk). Ge is the Co-founder (and founding Chief Creative) of the mobile music startup Smule (reaching over 200 million users), the designer of Ocarina and Magic Piano for the iPhone, and a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow.