Torin Hopkins graduated from Iowa State University with a master’s degree in human computer interaction (HCI). While at Iowa, he developed “JamTabs," an application and LED-based system of playing music in a jam session, released an omnidirectional music notation for virtual reality, iOS applications and a 3D Unity music ed. game. Torin has taught lessons in guitar, piano, voice, ukulele and bass for more than 5 years and founded SolJAMM LLC, where he provided jamming workshops through the use of new technology. He hopes to continue creating collaborative technology as a PhD student with his advisor Ellen Do, professor of computer science in the ATLAS Institute.