CS+Music

Hear all about how computer science (CS) blends with the music industry in this free and interactive online event! Explore how the seamless fusion of technology and musical creativity can push the boundaries of innovation, education, and expression.

Meet the panelists:

Roxanne Moore, PhD, is a Principal Research Engineer in the Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing (CEISMC) and the G.W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Her research interests lie at the intersection of engineering education, design, and artificial intelligence, with a focus on cultivating inventiveness. She has served as PI and co-PI for grants from multiple sponsors including the National Science Foundation and Amazon, Inc. In addition, her STEM outreach programs and curricula have impacted hundreds of thousands of K-12 students in the US and internationally. She earned her BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in 2007, and her Masters and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech in 2009 and 2012. She received the Georgia Tech Teaching Effectiveness Award in 2018, was selected for the Class of 2022 40 Under 40 for the Georgia Tech Alumni Association, and received the 2023 Outstanding Research Award for research faculty in the College of Engineering.

Rose Qianyi Sun works at the intersection of musicology, artificial intelligence, and data science, with a mission to make creative practices more inclusive. She is finishing up her Master’s in Music Technology at Georgia Tech. Her current research centers on developing interpretable evaluation metrics for AI-generated music, drawing from principles in music theory and perception. With a background in traditional Chinese music, Rose also loves to explore how technology can facilitate the composition and consumption of understudied music traditions. She is also a flutist with a repertoire in classical, rock and pop, and experimental music. At Georgia Tech, Rose serves as the President of Women in Music Tech, where she fosters a supportive community for women to exchange knowledge, build connections, and thrive in this dynamic field.

Caroline Bell is currently a Digital Technology Intern for MetaCTF and an incoming Software Engineer at Capital One. She graduated from the University of Virginia in December 2023 with a double major in Computer Science and Music. She has technical experience as a Certified Associate in Project Management and AWS Cloud Practitioner, proficient in cybersecurity, web application development, data analysis, software engineering, IT Project Management, and change management. Her love for technology and music led her to create an application called “Music Mobile”, an iOS app designed to teach music to special education students. Outside of her work as a computer scientist, she is a musician of 17 years, and is currently serving as the principal conductor of the Cavalier Symphony Orchestra and a violinist for the Radio Music Society.

About the new CS+ webinar series Computing + Passion = Careers of the Future

Hear students, educators, researchers, and professionals talk about their experiences with combining computer science and other interests (CS+) — such as dance, sports, medicine, and other industries — and learn how computing is embedded in what they do. Whether you’re a current student who is curious about future possibilities, a recent grad seeking career inspiration, or an aspiring professional looking for guidance, these webinars are designed to empower you with knowledge, insight, and a sense of belonging in these innovative fields. To see recordings of past CS+ presentations on topics including social good, environmental impact, and more, visit the NCWIT Media Hub at ncwit.org/media.

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