Miller Puckette

Miller Puckette won Putnam and NSF fellowships to study mathematics at MIT and Harvard, where he finished his Ph.D. in 1986. From 1979 through 1986 he also worked on real-time techniques for live music performance at the MIT Media Lab. He then joined IRCAM where he wrote Max, a seminal computer music environment. In 1994 Puckette joined UCSD where he is now professor and Chair of the music department, and is developing a new software environment for computer music named Pure Data.