Mark A. Jay : Principal Engineer - Mark holds a B. S. in Electrical Engineering from The University of Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut. He has worked in the fields of adaptive noise control, sound quality assessment, noise, and vibration since 1991, primarily in the automotive sector. During this time, his chief focus has been that of product sound quality (that is, understanding why things sound the way they do, why certain sounds are 'pleasant' and others 'unpleasant'). - He is well-versed in the use of noise and vibration analysis equipment and techniques (single to multi-channel acquisition and analysis). - He has published numerous technical papers on sound quality, signal processing, noise, vibration, and human perception for the Society of Automotive Engineers (S.A.E.), Institute of Noise Control Engineering (I.N.C.E.), A.T.A. et al in North America and abroad. - He has also chaired or co-chaired technical sessions at the S.A.E. and INCE international congresses and symposium. Additionally, he has been involved in live recording since the late 1970's and has also designed numerous loudspeakers for use in the industrial as well as research sectors, some of which are used in the consultancy operations of Immersifi. - He presently holds one U.S. patent for DC motor speed-control (U.S. Patent Number 7,064,506).