Research Director, Center for New Music, Art and Technology, University of California Berkeley.

Adrian is a pursuing an Individualized Ph.D. with the Topological Media Lab on cultural dynamics of the uptake of sociotechnical innovation, particularly in recent technologies of performance, music, and dance.

Adrian is Research Director of UC Berkeley’s Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT) and he leads the Guitar and chordophone Innovation Group (GIG) there. He has pioneered many new applications of mathematics, electronics and computer science to audio, music and media production tools including the earliest Graphical User Interfaces for digital sound editing, mixing and processing. His recent work is centered around sharing new techniques for rapid prototyping interactive devices employing electrotextiles and other emerging materials.