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Curriculum Vitae

André Goios Borges de Almeida
Associate Professor, Université du Maine / Laboratoire d'Acoustique


Education [TOP]

January 2001 - June 2006

PhD, Université Paris 6, IRCAM
Écoulements dans les Anches Doubles pour application à la Synthèse par Modèle Physique
(Physical models of double reeds applied to sound synthesis)
Thesis director: Prof. Xavier Rodet

September 1994 - June 1999

Licenciatura em Engenharia Física
(Physics Engineering, 5-year undergraduate studies) 16/20
Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon

Research and Employment [TOP]

since Aug 2013

Research Associate: acoustics of wind instruments during transients and vibrato,
ARC project, Music Acoustics, Univ. New South Wales
PI: Dr. Joe Wolfe

Sep 2009 - Aug 2013

Associate Professor (Maître de Conférences),
Mechanics and Acoustics, Université du Maine

Nov 2007 - Sep 2009

Post-doc: Performance in wind instruments
ARC project, Music Acoustics, Univ. New South Wales
PI: Dr. Joe Wolfe

May 2007 - Oct 2007

Research and development assistant (IRCAM) Development of algorithms for the sound synthesis of wind instruments by physical models
RIAM project, partnership Arturia / IRCAM

Nov 2006 - Apr 2007

Post-doc: Jet characteristics and playing parameters in flute-like instruments
ANR project, Lutherie, Acoustique et Musique, Institut Jean le Rond d'Alembert, University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris
PI: Prof. Benoit Fabre

June 2004 - Sep 2005

Research and development assistant (IRCAM) Development of algorithms for the sound synthesis of wind instruments by physical models
Arturia Brass software
RIAM project, partnership Arturia / IRCAM

October 1999 - October 2000

Research assistant (Non-linear Dynamics Group)
Predicting radiation doses in the internal van Allen belt
PI: Prof. Rui Alves Pires

September 1998 - June 1999

Research internship
Dynamique des Tourbillons Etirés
Laboratoire de Physique Statystique, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris
PI: Prof. Yves Couder

Teaching [TOP]

July 2008 - November 2008

Teaching assistant, University of New South Wales, Physics Department, Phys 2630 (electronics Laboratories, 2nd year)

March 2008 - June 2008

Teaching assistant, University of New South Wales, Physics Department, Phys 2030 (physics Laboratories, 2nd year)

February 2000 - August 2000

Teaching assistant, Instituto Superior Técnico, Physics Department, Experimental Physics I / Experiments in Modern Physics (3rd-year level laboratory course of the Licenciatura em Engenharia Física)

February 1998 - August 1998

Teaching assistant, Instituto Superior Técnico, Physics Department, Physics II (1st-year level seminar of the Licenciatura em Engenharia Mecânica)

Presentations [TOP]


Invited Speaker

November 2005

"A Acústica na Música" (Acoustics in Music), Fisicum 2005, International Year of Physics at Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal.

April 2004

"Double Reed Instruments Physical Modeling," Workshop: Physical Modelling: Future Directions, SARC, Belfast, UK

April 2004

"Experimental Investigations on Double-Reed Quasi-Static Behavior," International Congress on Acoustics, Kyoto, Japan

Conference Presentations [TOP]

March 2005

April 2004

"Physical Model of an Oboe: Comparison with Experiments" International Symposium on Musical Acoustics 2004 - Nara, Japan

October 2003

August 2003

December 2002

"Physical study of double-reed instruments for application to sound-synthesis" International Symposium on Musical Acoustics, Mexico City, Mexico

June 2002

"Etude des écoulements dans les instruments à vent à anche double, pour application à la Synthèse par Modèle Physique," Congrès Français d'Acoustique, Lille, France

June 2001

4th JJCAM, IRCAM, Paris, France

Organizer [TOP]

October 2003

1st JJCAAS
(Workshop for Young Researchers in Acoustics, Audition an Audio Signals)

Internal Seminars [TOP]

June 2005

"Exploration expérimentale du fonctionnement des instruments à anche double : Outils et Résultats", IRCAM

May 2002

"Ecoulements dans les anches doubles : implémentation d'un modèle numérique comme banc d'essai des hypothèses physiques", IRCAM

October 2001

"Présentation du contexte d'étude des écoulements d'air à l'IRCAM" (with C. Vergez), LIMSI, Orsay

Grants and awards [TOP]

December 2009 - December 2012

Research Program SDNS-AIMV (Dynamic non-linear systems - application to wind instruments) ANR, Retour des Postdoctorants

January 2001 - December 2004

Doctoral Fellowship, FCT/MCES

April 2004

October 1999 - September 2000

BIC (Introduction to research) Fellowship FCT/MCES
(Non-linear Dynamics Group)
Predicting radiation doses in the internal van Allen belt
with Prof. Rui Alves Pires

Professional Service [TOP]

since January 2009

Active member of the organisation Scientists in the world

January 2007 - December 2008 // Jan 2010 -

Active member of the Music Acoustics group (GSAM) of the French Acoustics Society (SFA)
Treasurer (Jan 2013 - present), two symposia organised

October 2003

Organisation of the 1st JJCAAS
(Workshop for Young Researchers in Acoustics, Audition and Audio Signals)

October 1997

Organisation of the 2nd Physics Week
NFIST, Instituto Superior Técnico

December 1996 - December 1997

President of the Student Physics Association NFIST

Computer skills [TOP]

Programming languages

C: good knowledge, one 1-year industrial project, several scientific projects
MatLab: good knowledge, several scientific projects
Mathematica: generic knowledge
Python, Perl, bash: generic knowledge

Domains


Language skills [TOP]

Portuguese: Native language
English: Fluent, spoken and written
French: Fluent, spoken
Spanish: Fluent, spoken; average, written