David Carugo

Senior Lecturer in Media Technology


David Carugo is a Senior Lecturer in Media Technology in the School of Arts at Oxford Brookes University. His research interests are in audio and acoustic systems.

Teaching interests

  • Audio Systems
  • Music Recording and Production
  • Electronic Design
  • Electroacoustic Transducers
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Acoustics
  • Live Sound Systems
  • Real World Applications of Technology

Examples projects or dissertations

  • 3D Ambisonic Microphone Design
  • Digital Music Production
  • Psychoacoustics and Synaesthesia, Film Sound Post Production
  • Microphone Preamp and Compressor Design

Research interests

  • Audio technologies, tools and techniques
  • Immersive/Surround sound recording and reproduction
  • Electroacoustics
  • Technology in Music
  • Music & audio processing and networking

Research project

High Resolution 3D Measurement Techniques for Musical Acoustics; Experiential Learning in Music and Media Production.


Carugo, D. ‘Prepare for Take-off: how Media Technology work experience is like airline pilot training’, Higher Education Academy STEM 2014 Conference on ‘Enhancing the STEM Student Journey’, Edinburgh, 2014

Carugo, D. ‘Microphone Techniques for Surround Sound’. In Proceedings of the 24th Institute of Acoustics Reproduced Sound Conference: Immersive Audio, Brighton, UK, 2008.

David Carugo


School of Arts

Oxford Brookes University
Headington Campus
Gipsy Lane