Faculty

Ajay Kapur
Associate Provost for Creative Technologies
Director, Music Technology: Interaction, Intelligence and Design (MTIID)
akapur@calarts.edu
661-255-1050 x2544
B300

Ajay Kapur is currently the director of Music Technology at California Institute of the Arts. He received an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in 2007 from University of Victoria combining computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, music and psychology with a focus on intelligent... Continue reading »

Mike Leisz
Music Technology: Interaction, Intelligence and Design (MTIID)
mleisz@calarts.edu
661-253-7816
B322

Mike Leisz is a Los Angeles based visual artist who's work revolves around the perceptual systems of computing technology. His work has been exhibited internationally at Tate Modern Britain, Ars Electronica, and the Artec Adressaparken research park in Trondheim, Norway. Continue reading »

Christine Meinders
Music Faculty
cmeinders@calarts.edu

Christine Meinders is an emerging technologies designer who uses collaborative design approaches to create AI design tools and develop community-driven, social AI projects, from a cultural perspective. Continue reading »

Jacob Penn
Faculty, School of Music
Music Technology
jpenn@calarts.edu

Jacob Penn is a musician, programmer, entrepreneur, and MTIID alumni. Most recently Jacob has been the founder and CEO of Minimal Audio, a music software company which has deep roots in the CalArts music technology program. Prior to this he worked at Output, where he created multiple pieces... Continue reading »

John Tejada
Music Technology: Interaction, Intelligence and Design (MTIID)
jtejada@calarts.edu
661-253-7816
B322

John Tejada is a Vienna born, Los Angeles raised electronic composer. Tejada’s output of music began in 1994 and has never let up, including 4 albums for Kompakt, plus releases on Pokerflat, Cocoon, Plug Research, Seventh City, Playhouse, Defected, and his own label of 22 years Palette... Continue reading »

Meason Wiley
Faculty, School of Music
Music Technology: Interaction, Intelligence and Design (MTIID)
jwiley@calarts.edu
661-253-7816
B322

Meason Wiley is a mechatronic engineer, musician, multimedia artist and fabricator based out of New Mexico. He received both his BFA and MFA in Music Technology (MTIID) from California Institute of the Arts, mentored by Dr. Ajay Kapur, Michael Darling, and Trimpin. Currently, Meason is a... Continue reading »

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