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PhD student at the Interaction, Media and Communication group, Department of Computer Science, Queen Mary, University of London. Director: Dr Pat Healey. 2005 - 2008.

Research assistant at the Centre de recherches Informatique et Création Musicale (Computer Science Research Centre, Musical Creation), University Paris VIII, Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, 2003 - 2006. Director : Professor Horacio Vaggione. Subject : Visualization of sound, sonification of visual.

DEA composition and research, University Paris VIII, Doctoral school Aesthetic, Sciences and Techniques of Arts. Master paper on spatialization in music.

Master degree in computer science, IUP NTIE, University Toulouse le Mirail, France, 2002

Two-year class in electroacoustic composition at the Music Conservatory of Pantin, France, with Christine Groult, 2002-2004




  • First prize of the LoMus 2006 software contest for the program Pompiloop


  • Teacher Assistant of Nick Bryan Kinns for the course New Interface for Musical Expression of the BSc Computer Science of Queen Mary, University of London and the Department of Computing and Information Management, Hong Kong, 2005 -2006.
  • Workshops at the Ecole Supérieure des Arts et de la Communication of Pau, France. Sound for artistic installation, motion capture, sound spatialisation, interactive installation, generative art, 2004-2006.
  • Interventions at the Studio national d'art contemporain Le Fresnoy on four interactive installation, 2005.

Researcher at the CICM, Maison des Sciences de l'Homme Paris Nord with Anne Sedes, 2002-2006

  • Teach computer music and programmation at University Paris VIII
  • Research on visualisation of sound, writting of thirteen scientific papers, nine of which have been published
  • Software development : trajectory, egosound, sonos, pompiloop
  • Manipulation of sensors with Max/MSP/Jitter in live concert and with interactive installation

Software engineer at INA/GRM, 2001-2002

  • Development of the Acousmographe software. C++, MFC, gdi+

Software engineer at CS-SI, Toulouse, 2000-2001

  • Object design on CARINS ( Calcul de résaux en régime instationnaire), a CNES project ( National Centre of Space Studies) : modelling and calculating the operations inside a Ariane engine
  • Research on the possibility of using the CNES Mercator Software from a distant point. Mercator is used while satellites are launched, in order to calculate the exact destination orbit. My work has been used to upgrade the software. The technologies used are : UML, Java, RMI, XML, C, CORBA

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Jean-Baptiste Thiebaut is a member of the French Association of Computer Music (AFIM) and of the International Computer Music Association (ICMA)