Balandino Di Donato is Creative Computing at University of Leicester. He holds a PhD on on designing embodied human-computer interactions in music performance from Royal Birmingham Conservatoire’s Integra Lab.

He was Research Associate at Goldsmiths - University of London's Embodied AudioVisual Interaction Unit (EAVI) where he worked as sound and interaction designer for the development of a wireless EMG board for musical applications as part of the ERC funded project BioMusic led by Prof Atau Tanaka; Integra Lab for the development of Integra Live; and Centro Ricerce Musicali di Roma where he assisted the Comporse Michelangelo Lupone and the artist Licia Gallizia in the realisation of interactive sound art installations.

Research interests

  • Digital Art
  • Interaction Design (IxD)
  • Aural Diversity
  • Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)