Daniel Teruggi studied composition and piano in Argentina. In 1977 he came to France and studied at the Paris Conservatory (Conservatoire National Sup¨Śrieur de Musique de Paris) in the department of Electroacoustic Composition and Musical Research. In 1981, he became member of the INA, at the GRM department where he first was in charge of the pedagogy of digital systems for composers, and then became Artistic Director of the group. In 1997 he became Director of the INA Groupe de Recherches Musicales.

Since October 2001 he directs the Research and Experimentation Department in INA.

PhD in Art and Technology in the Paris VIII University. He teaches Sound and Visual Arts, at the Paris I Sorbonne University. He is director of a Seminar on new technology applied to Musical analysis at the Paris IV University.

He has developed an important activity as composer and researcher, mainly on the relations between creation and technology and the concepts underlying interfaces.