Marta Gospodarek (Olko)


Ph.D. Student

Group: Immersive Audio


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Marta Gospodarek (Olko) is a doctoral student in the Immersive Audio group under the direction of Dr. Agnieszka Roginska. Her academic interests include 3D Audio, sound design, psychoacoustics and mixing for virtual reality environments. Marta received her M.S. in Sound Engineering from the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw. Her thesis topic was “Auditory-visual interactions: The influence of colour on loudness judgments”. She has worked as an assistant professor teaching audio for film at Fryderyk Chopin University of Music. Previously, she also spent a year working at The Banff Centre as an audio engineer, sound designer and composer. In 2012 she was awarded the Gold Award in the category of “Sound for Visual Media” during the 132nd AES Students Recording Competition.

Beyond her educational interests, Marta developed her skills in sound engineering working on feature films and commercials in all stages of production including automatic dialog replacement, sound design, surround mixing for film, foley recording and music composition. She was also responsible for front-of-house sound during several music festivals. Marta has also collaborated with contemporary music composers and creates interactive sound installations using MAX/MSP.