Ching-Hua Chuan is a research associate professor of interactive media at University of Miami. She received her Ph.D. in computer science from University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA, USA) Viterbi School of Engineering, and her B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from the National Taiwan University. Dr. Chuan’s research interests include artificial intelligence, machine learning, music information retrieval and audio signal processing. She has published refereed articles in journals and conferences on audio content analysis, style-specific music generation, machine learning applications, and music and multimedia information retrieval. She was the recipient of the best new investigator paper award at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in 2010. Dr. Chuan has served on the program committees of International Society of Music Information Retrieval, International Conference on Mathematics and Computation in Music, International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval, and the scientific advisory committee for Music Similarity workshop at Lorentz center. She is also the co-organizer of the International Workshop on Deep Learning for Music and the founder of Women in Music Information Retrieval (WiMIR).