Salman Bakht is a new media artist and composer currently studying in the Media Arts and Technology Program at UC Santa Barbara. Salman's work focuses on the reproduction and transformation of recorded audio through algorithmic and natural processes. Combining the fields of media ecology, information theory, soundscape composition, and sound installation art, his dissertation research explores compositional techniques involved in the representation of media types as sonic environments. Salman's compositions have been performed at the Toronto Electroacoustic Symposium, Sea and Space in Los Angeles, and the New York-based free103point9. His sound installation Cooper Union: Nodes and Passages was recently exhibited at The Cooper Union in New York. Salman has a master's degree from Columbia University and a bachelor's degree from The Cooper Union, both in Electrical Engineering. • all rights reserved • 2010