Torin Hopkins is a triple PhD student in ATLAS, neuroscience and cognitive acience. His research focuses on the future of music interaction and collaboration. Hopkins researches how players interact with music and seeks to explore new methods of interaction using techniques from HCI, neuroscience, psychology, music cognition and design. Hopkins, a music teacher of 12 years and lifelong performer, is passionate about music collaboration, music education and new forms of interaction in music using computers. Systems developed and studied by Torin include technologies such as AR/VR/XR/holograms, networked music, augmented instruments/notation, brain-computer interfaces and AI assisted music systems. Torin is advised by Ellen Do, professor of computer science and director of the ACME lab at the ATLAS Institute.