Maarten van Walstijn



School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering, and Computer Science

Room 1017

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 

·    Experimental characterisation of musical instruments under playing conditions 

·    Room acoustics simulation and spatial audio 



Further Information

Journal papers

Conference papers

Conference abstracts

PhD thesis

PURE research portal


Sonic Arts Research Center

Digital Communications Cluster


PhD supervision

PhD opportunities

Jamie Bridges

Michael Dzjaparidze (2nd supervisor)

Ben Holmes

Sandor Mehes

Peter Stitt

Former PhD students

 A DEL studentships is available for PhD research commencing in October 2015:


Ø  Extraction of Spatial Audio Formats from Simulated Sound Fields


DEL eligibility criteria apply. Dead-line: 27 February 2015.



Digital Signal Processing (ELE8059)

Computational Acoustics (MUS7017)

MSc pathway (School of EEECS)

MA in Sonic Arts (School of Creative Arts)