MathWorks(※1) and the Audio Engineering Society(AES) (※2) sponsor a competition(※3) to foster digital signal processing and creativity among students. In the competition, teams from all over the world design and program audio production plugins using Matlab. Mr. Camilo Arevalo, a 1st year PhD student in the Computer Arts Laboratory under the supervision of Prof. Julián Villegas(※4) was conferred the third prize.


<Details of the winner entry>
Name of the plugin:
EigenHRTF: A MATLAB audio plugin for accurate audio spatialization in the near field
Authors: Camilo Arevalo (Computer Arts Laboratory)
Supervisor: Julián Villegas (※4)
Video explaining his entry:
Date of announcement: 27 Jun. 2021
Link to the announcement: 2021 Matlab Plugin Competition (※3)

<About the Sponsors>
The Audio Engineering Society is the only professional society devoted exclusively to audio technology. Founded in the United States in 1948, the AES has grown to become an international organization that unites audio engineers, creative artists, scientists and students worldwide by promoting advances in audio and disseminating new knowledge and research.
Currently, over 12,000 members are affiliated with more than 75 AES professional sections and more than 95 AES student sections around the world.

MathWorks, the company behind Matlab and Simulink, is the leading developer of mathematical computing software for engineers and scientists.

<About the competition>
AES Education Committee (※3)

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