Marcos Simón GalvezChair
Dr Marcos Simón is a 3D audio scientist within the Institute of Sound and Vibration Research. Marcos Simón graduated in 2010 from the Technical University of Madrid with a BSc in telecommunications.
After a short time working in video engineering, he came to the University of Southampton, where he pursued an MSc in Sound and Vibration. In ISVR, he got a PhD working in personal audio with loudspeaker arrays for improving speech intelligibility in hard of hearing people, and also in the modelling of cochlear mechanics. He is currently working on the S3A spatial audio program “Future Spatial Audio for an Immersive Listening Experience at Home”.
In 2013 he has been awarded with the IOA young persons’ award for innovation in acoustical engineering and the Sociedad Española de Acústica (Spanish Acoustical Society) Andrés Lara prize for young scientists.
He has interests in binaural audio and is quite keen about funk, flamenco and motorcycles.”