Damian Murphy

(C)2009 john houlihan

Professor of Sound and Music Computing

Email: damian.murphy@york.ac.uk
Website: http://www-users.york.ac.uk/~dtm3/
Website: http://www.openairlib.net/
Twitter: twitter.com/SoundLabArtist
ORCID: 0000-0002-6676-9459


  • Virtual Acoustics
  • Physical Modelling
  • Spatial Audio


Damian Murphy is Professor in Sound and Music Computing at the Department of Electronic Engineering, University of York, where he has been a member of academic staff since 2000, and is the University Research Champion for Creativity. He started his career in the Performing Arts Department at Harrogate College and has previously held positions at Leeds Metropolitan University and Bretton Hall College. His research focuses on virtual acoustics, spatial audio, physical modelling, and audio signal processing.

Associated Active Projects

  • Novel Algorithms for Room Geometry Inference
  • Evaluation of Environmental Soundscapes
  • Modelling of Environmental Soundscapes
  • Intelligent Sound Design
  • Noise at Night Time

Highlighted Publications

“Acoustic Heritage and Audio Creativity: the Creative Application of Sound in the Representation, Understanding and Experience of Past Environments” – Damian Murphy, Simon Shelley, Aglaia Foteinou, Jude Brereton and Helena Daffern

“EigenScape: A Database of Spatial Acoustic Scene Recordings” – Marc Ciufo Green and Damian Murphy

“Modeling Sparsely Reflecting Outdoor Acoustic Scenes Using the Waveguide Web” – Francis Stevens, Damian T Murphy, Lauri Savioja and Vesa Välimäki