William Hsu

Dr. Hsu
Transfer & Probation Advisor

Contact Information

Phone: (415) 338-7688
Building: Thornton Hall
Room Number: 910

Office Hours
Monday: 2:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Advising Hours
Thursday: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Areas of Expertise
  • Computer Music
  • High-Performance Computing
  • Interactive Audiovisual Systems

  • TechSF Workforce Development Grant (2012-2015), $299,980 (funded by Dept of Labor; co-PI Hamid Mahmoodi)
  • Microsoft gift $24,000 for Workshop on Civic Technologies and Smart Cities, June 2015 (co-PIs: Hamid Mahmoodi and Sameer Verma)
  • GE Predix Challenge grant $10,000, Fall 2015

  • William Hsu, "Designing Interactive Audiovisual Systems for Improvising Ensembles," Proceedings of International Conference on Live Interfaces, June 2016, Brighton, UK.
  • Paula Levine, William Hsu and Lee Periolat, “City to City: Revealing Place to Place,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Electronic Art, August 2015, Vancouver Canada
  • William Hsu and Marc Sosnick-Perez*, "Finite Difference-based Sound Synthesis using GPUs," Communications of the ACM, Vol. 56 No. 6, June 2013
  • William Hsu, "Strategies for Managing Timbre and Interaction in Automatic Improvisation Systems," Leonardo Music Journal, 2010

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