Dr Sorrel Harriet

Staff details

Department Computing
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Phone+44 (0)20 020 7717 2263
Dr Sorrel Harriet

Dr Sorrel Harriet joined the computing department as a part-time lecturer in 2015. She currently teaches on topics related to databases, data programming and web application development.

Academic Qualifications

  • PGCE Computer Science, Greenwich University 2015
  • PhD. Music Technology, University of York, 2013
  • PGDip Acoustics & Noise Control, Leeds Metropolitan University, 2009
  • BSc Sound Design Technology, University of Hertfordshire, 2006


Lecturer, Birkbeck College, University of London. 

  • Data programming
  • Data, Networks & the Web
  • Web Programming
  • CoPHP & MySQL
  • Mobile Application Development

Area of supervision

  • Physical acoustic modeling/computational acoustics
  • Soundscape analysis and synthesis

Professional projects

Over the past ten years, Sorrel has been involved in professional web development, both inside and out of academia. Most recently she worked alongside Matthew Yee-King at Goldsmiths helping to develop the Music Circle platform.

Recent Publications

'Auralisation of an Urban Soundscape' / Harriet, Sorrel; Murphy, Damian Thomas. In: Acta Acustica united with Acustica, Vol. 101, No. 4, 01.07.2015, p. 798-81