School of Music, College of Architecture
Director, Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology
Adjunct professor, School of Interactive Computing, College of Computing
Gil Weinberg is the Founding Director of Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology, where he established the M.S and PhD programs in Music Technology. He holds a professorship position in the School of Music and an adjunct professorship position in the School of Interactive Computing. Weinberg research aims at expanding musical expression, creativity, and learning through meaningful applications of technology. His research interests include robotic musicianship, new instruments for musical expression, mobile music, and sonification. During his tenure at Georgia Tech, he has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers and 7 patent applications. Based on his inventions - a set of musical applications that allow novices to create music in expressive and intuitive manner - he is has founded a startup company - ZOOZ Mobile - whose products have been downloaded by close to 2 millions users. Weinberg's music has been featured in festivals and concerts such as Ars Electronica and SIGGRAPH, and with orchestras such as Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, the National Irish Symphony Orchestra, and the Scottish BBC Symphony. His interactive musical installations have been presented in museums such as the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt Museum and the Boston Children's Museum. With his improvising robotic musicians, Haile and Shimon, he has traveled world wide, featuring dozens of concerts and presentations in festivals and conferences such as SIGGRAPH, DLD, and the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Weinberg received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Media Arts and Sciences from MIT and his BA degree from the Interdisciplinary Program for Fostering Excellence in Tel Aviv University.