Ian Cross

Professor of Music & Science, Fellow, Wolfson College, Cambridge University, United Kingdom

Ian Cross is Professor at the University of Cambridge, Faculty of Music, directing the Center for Music & Science and leading a lively group of graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in exploring music, its materials and its effects from a wide range of scientific perspectives. His current interests in relationships between language and music are reflected in his 2012 co-edited book for OUP, Language and Music as Cognitive Systems, and his 2013 paper in AI & Society "Does not compute? Music as real-time communicative interaction". Dr. Cross holds performance and teaching diplomas on guitar from the Royal Academy and Royal College of Music in London, and holds a B.Sc. and Ph.D. in Music from City University, London.