Ross Adrian Williams

Assistant Professor – Doctor of Musical Arts – Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)

Australian composer/sound designer Ross Adrian Williams has written music and designed sound across a range of styles for theatre, feature film, concert hall, dance, museum installation, VR and interactive media. Since studying composition in Australia and the United States his works have been performed internationally by groups such as the West Australian Youth and Symphony Orchestras and the Australian String Quartet. His music and sound design for award winning abstract, documentary and narrative films have been shown in festivals around the world. He holds a BMus (honours) from the University of Western Australia and a Masters and Doctorate in Musical Arts from Rice University, Texas.

Most recently his works for award winning films have been shown in festivals around the world. As an Assistant Professor of Sound Design at the School of Art, Design and Media (NTU) his research interests range from implementation of audio stimuli to improve effectiveness of robotic motor training and improving the detection of volcanic events in infrasound to multichannel sound design for experimental film. Currently, his research has been concerned with sound and cultural heritage in virtual reality/360° video.