Dr. Mat Dalgleish studied fine art at Northumbria University and new media at Coventry University, before a PhD that explored how the live electronics can inform the design of digital musical instruments. He has created new musical instruments and interfaces, sound installations and music-related software tools for more than a decade, and is primarily interested in exploring the intersection of Human-Computer Interaction, music and disability.
Mat is a Senior Fellow of the HEA and is currently a Senior Lecturer in Music Technology at the University of Wolverhampton and Postgraduate Subject Leader for the MSc Audio Technology, MMus Music and MA Musical Theatre programmes. Before this, he was course leader for BA (Hons) Music Technology (2011-13), course leader for MSc Audio Technology (2013-2018), and Key Proposer for internal and external courses across levels 4-7.
Beyond the University of Wolverhampton, Mat has been a researcher at the Open University Music Computing Lab (2009-2011), consultant for Edexcel/Pearson on A-Level Music Technology, consultant for MSc Music Engineering and Production at the University of South Wales, and and has worked in areas such as interactive media, audio-related software and hardware development, and sound for screen.