Alex Sobolev

Alex Sobolev

Alexander Sobolev is an industrial designer, instrument maker, and musician who is currently employed as a designer at Guardian Glass. He has worked with Joseph Curtin on the design of the Impulse Measurement Rig, the digitization and optimization of the violin...
Colin Gough

Colin Gough

Colin Gough is an Emeritus Professor of Physics at the University of Birmingham, England, where he headed the UK’s largest interdisciplinary research group on superconductivity. Gough has enjoyed a long-term interest in violin acoustics, and in addition to...
Evan Davis

Evan Davis

Evan Davis is an acoustical engineer who for many years led the structural acoustics research group at the Boeing Commercial Aircraft Company. A faculty member of the VSA-Oberlin Acoustics Workshop since 2005, he has collaborated with Curtin on several experiments and...
Chris B. Rogers

Chris B. Rogers

Chris Rogers is Department Chair of Mechanical Engineering at Tufts University with research interests in fluid turbulence, musical instrument design, and robotics. Having played violin from an early age, he has in recent years has taken up violin research and is a...
George Stoppani

George Stoppani

George Stoppani builds baroque and modern instruments, manufactures period strings, and is a leading researcher in violin acoustics. A self-taught computer programmer, he developed a highly sophisticated suite of software for modal analysis and for measuring the sound...
Claudia Fritz

Claudia Fritz

Claudia Fritz is a CNRS-researcher in Paris, a member of the Lutherie-Acoustics-Music team at the University Pierre & Marie Curie, and since 2010 a faculty member at the VSA-Oberlin Acoustics Workshop. She andCurtin have worked together in trying to better...