Hongchan Choi


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Hongchan Choi

Adjunct Professor
Area(s) of Expertise
Degrees / Education
Ph.D., Stanford University, 2016
M.A., Stanford University, 2011
M.M. Dongguk University, South Korea, 2007
B.E., Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea, 2000

As a musician/engineer, Hongchan strives to push boundaries of the open web platform for music technology.

He studied with Jonathan Berger, Chris Chafe, and Ge Wang for my doctoral research at CCRMA between 2010 and 2014. After completing the doctoral thesis 《Collaborative Musicking on the Web》 in 2014, Hongchan joined Google Chrome where he currently leads various web music technology projects as a Technical Lead and Manager.

Outside of Google, he serves as a co-chair of W3C Audio Working Group driving a collective effort of multiple industry professionals to design advanced audio capabilities for the web platform. Hongchan also continues to engage with academia as an Adjunct Professor at CCRMA, Stanford university.