Salman Bakht is a composer, engineer, and software developer. He is the Chief Technical Officer of Health Care Originals, Inc. Salman's artistic work examines the nature of recorded sound and its generation, reproduction, and transformation through algorithmic and natural processes. Salman received a PhD in Media Arts and Technology from UC Santa Barbara for his dissertation, "Circumaurality (Listening around Sound): Representing Spatial and Media Contexts in Sonic Art." Salman has a master's degree from Columbia University and a bachelor's degree from The Cooper Union, both in Electrical Engineering.