Franz Zotter

University of Music and Performing Arts, Institute of Electronic Music and Acoustics, Graz

Franz Zotter is Assistant Professor (since 2019) at the Institute of Electronic Music and Acoustics in Graz, holds an M.Sc. degree (2004) in electrical and audio engineering and a Ph.D. degree (2009) in natural science. Franz authored the book Ambisonics (Springer, 2019) together with his colleague Matthias Frank. He is AES member, member of the Tonmeister society (VDT), and member of the German Acoustical Society (DEGA). He is DEGA's current TC Virtual Acoustics chair and was awarded DEGA's Lothar Cremer medal (2012). He likes to work with all kinds of spherical arrays (compact, surrounding, microphone, loudspeaker), to develop Ambisonic signal processing algorithms with his colleagues, and he has been organizing Europe's Student 3D Audio Production Competitions together with M. Frank.