Associate Professor Jon Drummond

Associate Professor Jon Drummond

Associate Professor

School of Creative Industries

Career Summary


Jon Drummond is an academic, composer and sound artist whose work explores interactive electroacoustics, robotics, sonification of natural phenomena, acoustic ecology, and real-time interactive performance systems for acoustic instruments. His works have been presented at many festivals and conferences, including The Adelaide Festival, the International Symposium of Electronic Arts (ISEA), the International Computer Music Conferences (ICMC), New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), and the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology (WFAE). His research interests include human-computer interaction design, new interfaces for musical expression, gesture analysis, improvisation, sound spatialisation and data sonification.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Western Sydney
  • Bachelor of Music, Sydney Conservatorium
  • Master of Science (Honours), Macquarie University


  • Australian Music
  • Composition
  • Creativity
  • Electroacoustic
  • Interaction Design
  • Media Production
  • Music
  • Programming
  • Robotics
  • Sound Design

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
190203 Electronic Media Art 40
190407 Music Performance 30
190406 Music Composition 30

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Associate Professor University of Newcastle
School of Creative Industries

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/01/2013 - 17/11/2017 Senior Lecturer University of Technology Sydney
School of Humanities and Social Science


For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

Journal article (2 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2014 Dean RT, Bailes F, Drummond J, 'Generative St