Sebastian J. Schlecht is Professor of Practice for Sound in Virtual Reality at the Aalto University, Finland. This position is shared between the Aalto Media Lab and the Aalto Acoustics Lab. His research interests include spatial audio processing with an emphasis on artificial reverberation, localization, panning, and 6-degrees-of-freedom virtual and mixed reality applications. In particular, his research efforts have been directed towards the intersection of mathematical filter design, efficient algorithms, perceptual aspects, and sound design. He complements his scientific work with being an avid musician, and a research and development consultant at the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits (IIS) in Erlangen.
PhD in Acoustic Signal Processing, 2017
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
M.Sc. in Digital Music Processing, 2011
Queen Mary, University of London, UK
M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics, 2010
University of Trier, Germany