Professional Experience

Since 2020

Full Professor for Audio-, Video- and Media Technology at Beuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin

2010-2020

Media Planner for Consulting Engineering Office, Rhine/Main area

2015-2019

Lab Manger and Team Lead at the ArtLab of the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics in Frankfurt am Main

2011-2015

Research Associate and Scientific Coordinator within DFG (German Research Society) project „Simulation and Evaluation of Virtual Acoustic Environments“ at TU Berlin

2010 – 2011

Research Associate within DFG  (German Research Society) project „Live Concert and Media Music“ at TU Berlin

2007 – 2009

Research Associate within project: „Basics of Sound Reproduction and Perception“ on behalf of a grant from Deutsche Telekom AG Labs

2007 – 2009

Lab Assistant in R&D and end-of-line QC (part time) at ADAM Professional Audio GmbH Berlin (Professional and Home Loudspeakers)

2004 – 2007

Student Assistant in Teaching at the Chair of Communication Sciences, TU Berlin

2004

Intern at ADA - Acoustic Design Ahnert, Berlin

since 1998

Freelancing Event Technician (part time), Berlin

1998

Sound Technician at Theater Brandenburg/Havel

1997 – 1998

Intern at Spelltone-Studios (Torsten Hakelberg, Tonmeister), Berlin

Education

05/2014

PhD (Dr. rer. nat., ”with highest honors“) from Technical University of Berlin

12/2006

Master of Arts (“with distinction”) in Communication Sciences, Electrical Engineering and Technical Acoustics from Technical University of Berlin

05/2001

Vocational Training and Certification as Event Technician (“with distinction”) , Siemens AG, Berlin