David Sharp


David Sharp is Professor of Musical Acoustics in the STEM Faculty at the Open University. He is also currently the Head of the School of Engineering and Innovation.

David's primary research activities are in the Acoustics Research Group, but he also co-supervises PhD research in the Music Computing Lab. His research interests are in musical acoustics, in particular measuring and evaluating the playing characteristics of wind instruments. David regularly delivers interactive talks on sound to both local schoolchildren and the general public. He was an academic consultant for four series of BBC Coast and has appeared on the programme several times, carrying out acoustic measurements and demonstrations.

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