Shane Byrne is a composer of electroacoustic music and has recently completed his PhD dissertation at Maynooth University, Ireland. His work focuses on interactivity and participation within the practice of electroacoustic music composition. 

His current interests include investigating methods of physical computing and the potential for human-computer interaction to add to an overall immersive musical experience for both the performer and the audience. This has led him on to build interactive audio installations for various music festivals and public workshops. His work has been performed all around the world at various conferences and electroacoustic festivals including TIES, MUSA, KLG and iFIMPac.