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musicologist , Design engineer

Neil Maxwell McLachlan, design engineer, musicologist. Achievements include patents for bell with harmonic overtones; advanced design of musical ensembles; design of world's leading record player; patents pending for computer sensing. Artist in cultural development Indiginous Communities, 1990—1996.

Background

McLachlan, Neil Maxwell was born on February 25, 1961 in Daylesford, Victoria, Australia. Son of Alexander Reid and Claire McLachlan.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Deakin University, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 1988.

Career

Co-director GongHouse Inc, Melbourne, Australia, 1989—1994. Lecturer Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 1995—1998, senior research associate, since 1999. Director Australian Bell, Melbourne, since 1998.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for bell with harmonic overtones. Advanced design of musical ensembles. Design of world's leading record player.

    Patents pending for computer sensing.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Designer (musical instruments) Federation Bells.

Membership

Artist in cultural development Indiginous Communities, 1990—1996.

Connections

Married Emilia Storm, February 12, 2000. Children: Isabella May, Violette Storm.

father:
Alexander Reid

mother:
Claire McLachlan

spouse:
Emilia Storm

child:
Isabella May McLachlan

child:
Violette Storm McLachlan