Dr. David Glowacki | Project Leader
Scientist, author, philosopher, and inventor. Glowacki has published across a range of subjects. His scientific research straddles the boundary where physics meets chemistry – where classical effects are fading out and quantum effects are just kicking in. dS is motivated by his desire to reveal our connection to the beautiful and subtle microscopic world.
Phill Tew | Programmer
Based in Bristol and with a degree in Fine Art/Contemporay Media from the Newport School of Art and Design, Phill is a curious blend of programmer and installation artist, leveraging skills gathered from an early age and honed in industry to create artworks that play with generative processing, physical modeling and creativity itself.
Laura Kriefman | Choreographer
Laura Kriefman is 2011-2012 Fellow of the Clore Cultural Leadership Programme. She is the choreographer of the Guerilla Dance Project, a resident company at the Pervasive Media Studio and a guest lecturer at Birkbeck University in creative producing.
Prof. Joseph Hyde | Musician
Joseph Hyde is a musician and sound artist. His work focuses on multimedia, dance, telepresence, and interactivity, where he is interested in musical ideas explored through visual media. As a Professor of Music at Bath Spa University, (UK) he teaches and supervises students in creative music and media technology. Since 2009 he has run a symposium called “Seeing Sound”.
Dr. Tom Mitchell | Music Technologist
Tom Mitchell is a computer scientist, researcher and electronic musician lecturing computer music at the University of the West of England, Bristol. His interests cover many aspects of adaptive sound design and interactive music performance/composition.
Lee J Malcolm | Music Producer
Leeds based Lee J Malcolm is a gifted musician that discovered the joys of electronic equipment at a young age and has been obsessed ever since. He plays a number of instruments and he’s been in bands ranging from jazz to rock, punk to metal, and latin to folk. In addition to writing and performing with experimental rock band ”Vessels”, he makes solo electronic music under the EPM label.
Prof. Mike Ashfold | Mentor
Mike Ashfold is a professor of physical chemistry at the University of Bristol. His research lab utilizes a range of laser-based spectroscopy techniques to study chemical reactions in gases and on surfaces. Amongst his numerous awards and accomplishments, he is a fellow of the Royal Society and president of the Faraday division of the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Becca Rose | Design & Communication
Becca has several roles in the project – designing content, editing footage, making the website, and social media/communication. She is a stickler for detail, and keeps the website in ship-shape! Becca also works as visual artist.
Professor Vader | The Engine
Vader is the least sentient member of the team. With 2 Nvidia GTX590 GPUs and an Asus P9x79 pro motherboard with a liquid-cooled hexacore hyperthreaded CPU, Vader can run seven 3d cameras, solve the equations of motion, and do graphics rendering across multiple displays. All in real-time, without breaking a sweat. Glowacki once caught him dreaming of electric sheep.