Doug Turnbull is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at Ithaca College located in upstate New York. He is currently spending his sabbatical year with Ye Wang in the Sound & Music Computing Lab at the National University of Singapore!
His main research interests include music information retrieval, computer audition, machine learning, and human computation.
Doug graduated with a Ph.D. in computer science from UC San Diego where he co-founded the interdisciplinary Computer Audition Laboratory (CAL) with his advisors Gert Lanckriet (Electrical Engineering), Shlomo Dubnov (Music) and Lawrence Saul (Computer Science). He also worked with Charles Elkan, Serge Belongie, Sanjoy Dasgupta, and Nuno Vasconcelos.
During his undergraduate studies at Princeton University, he worked with Perry Cook and George Tzanetakis on a music analysis software package called MARSYAS. After graduating from college, Doug spent a year teaching computer science at Ngee Ann Polytechnic in Singapore.