Dr. Kat Agres
Dr. Kat Agres is a Research Scientist at A*STAR’s Institute of High Performance Computing (Social & Cognitive Computing Department) in Singapore, where she is currently building a new program of research focused on music cognition. Kat received her PhD in Experimental 15 Psychology and Cognitive Science from Cornell University in 2012, and completed her postdoc at the University of London, where she was supported by the European Union Seventh Framework Programme to investigate music perception and computational creativity. She has received numerous grants to support her research, including Fellowships from the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), and has presented her work at international workshops and conferences in over a dozen countries.
Her research explores a wide range of topics, including music cognition, computational simulation of music perception, and translational research on the clinical and therapeutic applications of music. Kat has also performed professionally as a cellist, in both symphonic and popular music ensembles.
Research Scientist at A*STAR’s Institute of High Performance Computing (Social & Cognitive Computing Department),