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William Sethares

William Sethares

Expert on signal processing of sound, images and video

Professor, electrical and computer engineering College of Engineering Work: 608-262-5669 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Manipulation of sound and images in a perceptually relevant manner
  • How sound and images cause emotional reactions
  • Creation of sound editing and image editing software


  • Author: "Tuning, Timbre, Spectrum, Scale," Springer 1998, 2nd edition 2004
  • Author: "Rhythm and Transforms," Springer, 2006
  • Gerald Holdridge teaching excellence award