Austin Oting Har is a composer, writer, and academic with a background in music technology and ancient philosophy. He is currently Assistant Professor of Music at the University of the Virgin Islands and in Fall 2024 he will be a Visiting Scholar-Composer at the Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT) at the University of California, Berkeley. His music has been commissioned by Dark Mofo, Berlin Atonal, and MaerzMusik, and released on Possible Futures and Neuma Records. His research has been published in Context: Journal of Music Research, Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, and is forthcoming in Leonardo (MIT Press). His poetry has been published in the Modern Haiku, Acorn, and seashores journals, and is forthcoming in Scifaikuest and Presence.