Researcher in acoustics and former head of the Instrumental Acoustic research team at IRCAM (STMS - Ircam/CNRS/UPMC), Adrien Mamou-Mani’s research focuses on vibration mechanics, acoustics, active control of vibration, and their applications in the study and conception of musical instruments. He has worked with several string instrument makers, combining traditional savoir-faire with new technologies. Adrien holds a Master’s degree (ATIAM program) and a PhD in mechanics and acoustics from the université Pierre-et-Marie-Curie. He worked at the Musée de la musique (Paris) and at the et Open University (United Kingdom). Adrien wrote and led the SmartInstruments project at IRCAM beginning in 2011; this project was funded by the French Agence nationale de la recherche (ANR IMAREV) and Ircam.
Adrien Mamou-Mani left Ircam in 2017 to found HyVibe, a startup that designs and markets digital technologies that transform the sounds of acoustic instruments.