Jürgen Herre

International Audio Laboratories Erlangen, Fraunhofer IIS

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Herre is a fellow member of the Audio Engineering Society (AES), co-chair of the AES Technical Committee on Coding of Audio Signals and co-chair of the AES Technical Council. In 1989 he joined the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits (IIS) in Erlangen, Germany. In 1995, he joined Bell Laboratories for a PostDoc term working on the development of MPEG-2 Advanced Audio Coding (AAC). By the end of 1996 he went back to Fraunhofer to work on the development of more advanced multimedia technology including MPEG-4, MPEG-7 and MPEG-D, currently as the Chief Scientist for the Audio/Multimedia activities at Fraunhofer IIS, Erlangen. In September 2010, Prof. Dr. Herre was appointed professor at the University of Erlangen and the International Audio Laboratories Erlangen. He is an expert in low bit-rate audio coding/perceptual audio coding, spatial audio coding, parametric audio object coding, perceptual signal processing and semantic audio processing.