THOMAS CIUFO is a sound artist, improviser, and researcher working at the intersections of electroacoustic performance, interactive instrument design, sonic art and emerging digital technologies. He holds a PhD in Computer Music and New Media from Brown University. International festival presentations or performances include Visiones Sonoras in Mexico City, the Enaction in Arts Conference in France, the New Interfaces for Musical Expression conference (Vancouver, Genoa, Montreal and Ann Arbor) as well as numerous conference presentations for the International Computer Music Society and International Society for Improvised Music. He has taught courses at Brown University, Smith College, Goddard College, and College of the Holy Cross. Currently at Towson University, Ciufo specializes in the areas of music technology and recording arts, with classes in sound recording and production, acoustic ecology and sound art, as well as electronic and computer music performance and interactive instrument design.