V. J. Manzo and Dan Manzo
V.J. Manzo (PhD Temple University, M.M. New York University) is Assistant Professor of Music Technology and Cognition at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). He is a composer and guitarist with research interests in theory and composition, artificial intelligence, interactive music systems, and music cognition. V.J. is the Oxford University Press author of the book MAX/MSP/Jitter for Music (2011) on developing software-based interactive music systems for composition, performance, instruction, and research.
Dan Manzo (BA New Jersey Institute of Technology, MS candidate at Worcester Polytechnic Institute) is a programmer, pedagogue, and musician with interests in web applications, interactive media & gaming, information technology education, and multimedia performance. He is the founder of Knockout Media and has authored numerous projects in these genres.