Professor Simon Dixon

Simon Dixon


Turing Fellow

Partner Institution


Prof. Simon Dixon is Director of the UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Artificial Intelligence & Music (2019-2027), Coordinator of the EU H2020 Innovative Training Network: New Frontiers in Music Information Processing (2018-2022), and Deputy Director of the Centre for Digital Music (2015-) at Queen Mary University of London. He has a PhD in Computer Science and LMusA diploma in Classical Guitar. He has over 20 years of research experience and has published over 200 papers in the area of music informatics, including work on high-level music signal analysis, computational modelling of musical knowledge and the study of musical performance. He was President of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR), is founding Editor-in-Chief of the Transactions of ISMIR, and member of the EPSRC Peer Review College. He is/was PI on grants from UKRI (EPSRC, ESRC, AHRC, Innovate UK), the European Commission (H2020, FP7), JISC, and industry.