Marty Quinn

92 High Rd Lee, NH 03824 Tel: 603-659-5239 or 603-988-7107 (cell)


Professional Experience

Design Rhythmics Sonification Research Lab

Lee, NH

Founder and Sonification Researcher

Developed software for sonification and visualization of data. Created innovation audio display designs for various types of data including ice core, El Nino, DNA, textual, solar wind, tidal, Cluster spacecraft, AIRMAP ozone, seismic, EEG, hyperspectral, FMRI, natural sounds, ground penetrating radar, and NASA's Mars Odyssey gamma ray spectrometer. Produced public outreach web sites to present sonifications of scientific research. Praised by the National Science Foundation for creating innovative merging of art and science. Present talks at various museums, research institutes and universities around the world. Featured in the article "The Sound of Science" in the New Scientist magazine July 2001 and on New Hampshire Public Radio in November 2001. Online at Technologies include Java, Flash web programming integrating MP3 playback, developing Visual Studio 2003 .NET components, Podcast development and production, recording facility.

BAE Systems

Hudson, NH

Senior Software Engineer/Acting HyperLab Software Manager

Pursued applications of sonification for the defense industry. Managed and spearheaded HyperLab software evolution helping to extend product lifetime. Programmed in C, C++, Java, Corba, embedded C, and Flash. Co-managed one contract software developer. Responsible for software components for government proposals submissions. Liason with customers. Familiar with Unix, QNX (realtime OS), and Windows.

Cabletron Systems

Durham, NH

Senior Software Engineer

Software developer for virtual networking software. Co-author on patent for Distributed Name Space Algorithm.

Ringwood Software

Stratham, NH

Vice President Sales and Technical Support

Managed 2 person operations in startup sales and technical support office in United States. Developed extensive phone sales and marketing campaign. Setup sales database and coordinated mail merges using Word scripting. Performed technical support for 8 IBM mainframe and 1 PC product. Developed training classes.

Sonification Productions

2005 "Music of the Earth, Sun, Planets and Space. Volume 1, 2005" CD and Booklet

2004 "Water Ice on Mars" sonification web site in conjunction with the University of Arizona

2003 "AIRMAP" NH air quality sonification

2003 "Rock Around the Bow Shock" Cluster spacecraft sonification and web site

2003 "Sandstorm" video

2002 "For Those Who Died: A 9/11 Tribute" performance and video

2001 "The Climate Symphony" video produced during a talk with MIT's Lincoln Labs.

2001 "The Climate Symphony" CD. Produced in conjunction with the Climate Change Research Center at the University of New Hampshire(UNH)

2001 "Solar Songs" CD produced in conjunction with the Space Science Center at UNH.

2001 "The Seismic Sonata" CD produced in conjunction with the IRIS Consortium, Washington, DC.


College for Lifelong Learning/Granite State College

University System of New Hampshire

BS in Computer Science and Scientific Visualization by March 2006.

University of New Hampshire

Computer Science.

New York University

Diploma Program in Computer Technology.


International Community for Audio Display

9th International Conference Proceedings

Accepted paper and presentation - For Those Who Died: A 9/11 Tribute

Co-author accepted paper - Educational Testing of Auditory Display Regarding Seasonal Variation of Polar Ice Caps on Mars

IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine

Tactical Audio and Acoustic Rendering in Biomedical Applications


International Community for Audio Display

7th International Conference Proceedings

The Climate Symphony and other Sonifications of Scientific Data

Invited Seminars and Lectures

Annual Conference of Anesthesiologists

San Diego, Ca 2003

"The Climate Symphony and Other Sonifications of Complex Data"

Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche Istituto per lo Studio della Dinamica delle Grandi Masse

Venice, Italy 2002

"Music from Nature: the deep message of scientific data"

University of New Hampshire Earth, Oceans and Space Seminar

Durham, NH 1998, 2000, 2001

The Climate Symphony and El Nino sonifications to an Earth, Oceans and Space Graduate Seminar.

The Seismic Sonata a Musical Replay of the 1994 Northridge California Earthquake.

Sun-Earth Day featured CD giveaway and announcement of Solar Songs.

Wright Center for Innovative Science Education at Tufts University, The National Science Foundation, The American Museum of Natural History, BAE Systems, Phillips Exeter Academy, Marlboro College, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, MIT Lincoln Labs, Christa McAuliffe Planetarium

New England 1999-2002

Presented The Climate Symphony lecture performance