Oeyvind Brandtsegg is a composer and performer working in the fields of algorithmic improvisation and sound installations. He develops custom software for music making and leads research projects within new modes of music performance as a professor of music technology at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). As musician he has a background from bands like Motorpsycho and Kr√łyt. BRAK RUG is his most recent band. Brandtsegg currently lives in San Diego where he is developing software for audio processing within improvised music performance. His instrument Hadron Particle Synthesizer is widely used within experimental sound design, with over 200,000 downloads. Brandtsegg also makes long running sound installations based on environmental measurements and processes from nature.