Maarten van Walstijn


Lecturer in Music Technology

School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering, and Computer Science

Room 2021

Sonic Arts Research Centre

Queen’s University Belfast

m.vanwalstijn (at)

Tel: +44 (028) 9097 4842
Fax: +44 (088) 9097 4828



Research interests

·     Numerical methods for the emulation of musical instruments and analog audio processors 

·     Digital Musical Instrument Design

·     Room acoustics simulation and spatial audio 



Selected Research Highlights

Further Information

Journal papers

Conference papers

Conference abstracts

PhD thesis

Distributed Collision Modelling

Efficient Tanpura Synthesis

Virtual-Acoustic Instruments

Localisation in Ambisonics

PURE research portal


Sonic Arts Research Center

ECE Cluster


PhD supervision

PhD opportunities

Jamie Bridges

Ben Holmes

Sandor Mehes

Former PhD students



Strategic Interdisciplinary Projects


Chinese applicants are eligible to QUB’s China Scholarships





Digital Signal Processing (ELE8059)


Digital Audio



MSc in Electronics




BSc in Audio Engineering

Exam Board Chair (EEE)


BSc Audio Engineering Programme Coordinator