computer music studios at Hanyang University were founded in
1996 by composer Donoung Lee, and among the first academic computer
music studios in Korea. The Center for Research in Electro-Acoustic
Music and Audio — CREAMA — was officially registered
in 2012, although it has been active since 2005 under the auspices
of the Hanyang Electro-Acoustic Music Institute. As a center,
CREAMA undertakes the organization of workshops, seminars, symposia
and concerts featuring a renowned array of international composers
and performers of electro-acoustic and contemporary music. The
center also serves as a springboard for the development of musical
software and hardware technologies. CREAMA is also active in
cultivating close relationships with other centers, institutes
and organizations in order to explore interdisciplinary exchanges
and new artistic directions for the 21st century. http://creamamusic.kr/
University is a private research university in South Korea.
Hanyang derives from the former name of the capital Seoul which
was used during the Chosun Dynasty. The university established
the nation's first engineering institute in 1939 which became
the founding facility of Hanyang University. It also established
the first school of architecture and civil engineering in Korea.
In 2009 the university was ranked 4th for the number of alumni
serving as CEOs and executives at Korea’s top 100 companies.
In the same year the École des Mines de Paris ranked
Hanyang University 89th for the number of alumni CEOs in the
world’s top 500 companies. HYU counts the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology, University of Cambridge, and Tsinghua
University among its 339 sister institutions in 42 countries.