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Mark Ballora

Mark Ballora is professor of music technology at Penn State University, where he teaches courses in basic audio production, musical acoustics, history of electroacoustic music, and software programming for musicians. He is author of the textbook Digital Audio and Acoustics or the Creative Arts (Oxford University Press, 2016). He has done extensive work in the area of data sonification, collaborating with scientists to render datasets in sound. His work has included partnerships with cardiologists, climate scientists, meteorologists, oceanographers, cosmologists, as well as contributions to projects of Mickey Hart, drummer for the Grateful Dead.

Professor of Music Technology
Penn State University
University Park, United States
Focus area: Sound, Music, STEAM, Pedagogy, Education