Dan Overholt

Dan Overholt with the Overtone Violin

Dan Overholt

Dan Overholt (US/DK) is an expert in hyperinstrument

Dan(iel) Overholt is an Associate Professor of Medialogy at Aalborg University, Denmark. He completed his Ph.D. in the Media Arts and Technology (MAT) program and the Center for Research in Electronic Art Technology (CREATE) at UC Santa Barbara. Dan studied electronics engineering and music (violin performance) at CSU, Chico, and has a Masters from the Media Laboratory at MIT, where his thesis focused on the development of a novel musical interface called the MATRIX. He has presented his work at many academic conferences, such as ICMC, NIME, AES, CHI, and SIGGRAPH, and was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to STEIM in 2004, and a National Science Foundation IGERT fellowship at UCSB. He composes and performs with new human-computer interfaces and musical signal processing algorithms, and gives workshops in interaction design for new performance interfaces and interactive installations at a variety of institutions with the CREATE USB Interface. He has also worked as a consultant in the industry for companies such as Eventide, E-mu, and Echo Audio.


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