Tak-Shing Chan received the PhD degree from the University of London in 2008. From 2006 to 2008 he was a scientific programmer at the University of Sheffield. He worked as a research associate at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2011. From 2014 to 2018 he was a postdoctoral fellow at Academia Sinica, and from 2019 to 2021 a research officer at Swansea University. Since May 2021 he has been a senior research associate at Lancaster University. His research interests include cognitive musicology, signal processing, and machine learning. He has published more than 15 papers in refereed journals and conferences with over 400 citations. He served as a program committee member for the 2015 ACM Workshop on Affect and Sentiment in Multimedia (ASM’15). His prior industrial experience was in Internet of things, health informatics, and sports analytics.