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Hongchan Choi

Hongchan Choi

Lecturer (CCRMA)
Ph.D., Stanford University
M.A., Stanford University
M.M. Dongguk University, South Korea
B.E., Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea


Hongchan Choi is a musician, an engineer, and a creator. With the deepest passion on the web technology, he is on a mission to make the web better for music making.

Hongchan studied with Jonathan Berger, Ge Wang and Chris Chafe for the doctoral research at CCRMA between 2010 and 2014. After finishing his thesis "Collaborative Musicking on the Web" in 2014, he joined Google Chrome team to continue to work on the web music technology. As of 2019, Hongchan is leading the web music effort in Google Chrome browser and also serving as a W3C specification editor for Web Audio API. In the same year, he was one of speakers at Google I/O.