Mark Ballora


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Most Recent Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • Penn State, School of Music and Department of Integrative Arts

Bio:


  • ISEA 2008
    Mark Edward Ballora (USA) 1962-2019. He held a bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts from UCLA, two master’s degrees in Music Technology and Composition from NYU’s Department of Music and a Ph.D. in Music Technology from McGill University in Montreal. He joined the Pennsylvania State University faculty in 2000. He was a dynamic professor of music technology in the Penn State School of Music, affiliate faculty in the School of Theatre, and newly appointed director of the Arts & Design Research Incubator. He was an international leader in the field of sonificationthe translation of data to corresponding musical frequencies. His 2016 book, Digital Audio and Acoustics for the Creative Arts, was lauded as a fundamental resource on acoustics and recording technology.

    [source: https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/centredaily/obituary.aspx?n=mark-edward-ballora&pid=193981792].


Current Location:


  • US

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