Our team is small but talented, and each member is highly valued. We try to
give the gift of high-quality education to thousands of students worldwide. We
want to be ahead setting the standard and the pace for the future of online
education. We care about our mission and are excited about the challenges ahead.
Professor Santos Fernández received his PhD in physics from the University of
Edinburgh. He had first studied telecommunications engineering and acoustics in
Madrid and piano in Bilbao. Since arriving at Massachusetts Institute of
Technology (MIT) in 2001, his interests have been in musical acoustics. He is a
member of the American Acoustical Association. Professor Fernández is a leading
authority on acoustics of musical instruments and has taught many in-person
courses. He is the prime mover behind the current design of this Academy.
Dr. Jeremy Ferreira is a lecturer in the Acoustics Group at MIT. Dr. Ferreira
is the lead content developer of these courses and works on their development.
He has been an active member in the Catgut Acoustical Society (CAS) and in the
Violin Society of America (VSA) since 2004, when the CAS joined the VSA. He has
taught acoustics for nearly one decade to a variety of learners.
Professor Adam Haynes is the author of 2 books and over 75 articles. He
received a B.S.E. with high honours in aerospace and mechanical engineering from
Princeton University in 1986. He received an M.B.A. with high distinction in
1991 from the Harvard Business School and a Ph.D. in Business Economics from
Harvard University in 1993.
Antonio Caramillo is a musical instrument designer and maker. He has built
pianos, trumpets, guitars, violins, flutes and many other common and
experimental instruments. Now is the director of our Acoustical Laboratory.