Professor of Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Departmental Research Area
Individual Research Interest
Computer music and sound synthesis; audio engineering; multimedia (music and sound); musical acoustics; psychoacoustics; genetic algorithms.
Andrew Horner is a Professor in the Computer Science Department at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. His primary research interests are music synthesis and timbre. He coauthored the book Cooking with Csound: Woodwind and Brass Recipes and co-chaired the International Computer Music Conference in Hong Kong. He received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in 1993. He has won numerous teaching awards, including the Michael G. Gale Medal for Distinguished Teaching, the university's highest teaching award. He is also a certified Iyengar yoga teacher, and teaches yoga classes at the university.