Adrian Murtaza

Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS

Adrian Murtaza received his M.Sc. degree in Communication Systems from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland in 2012 with a thesis on "Backward Compatible Smart and Interactive Audio Transmission". Upon graduation he joined Fraunhofer IIS, where he works as a Senior Research Engineer.

Adrian Murtaza joined MPEG in 2013 and since then contributed to development of various audio technical standards in MPEG-D and MPEG-H. He serves as Fraunhofer’s Standards Manager in a number of industry standards bodies, including DVB, ATSC, CTA HbbTV and SCTE, and is the co-author of multiple specifications in those groups.

More recently he focused on specification of Next Generation Audio delivery and transport in ATSC 3.0 systems and MPEG-2 Transport Stream based DVB systems, as well as on enabling of MPEG-H Audio services in different broadcast and streaming ecosystems. With a strong interest in VR/AR media solutions he is actively involved in MPEG-I efforts targeting future immersive applications.