Welcome! I am a research group leader and Freigeist Fellow at the University of Oldenburg. In my lab, we study how normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners make sense of musical sound.

For more information, please visit the Oldenburg Music Perception and Processing website.

Picture: Die Junge Akademie/Peter Himsel



  • Selected Member, Die Junge Akademie, 2022-2027
  • Principal Investigator, DFG Collaborative Research Center Hearing Acoustics (2022-2026)
  • Lothar Cremer Preis of the German Acoustical Society
  • Freigeist Fellow & Research group leader, University of Oldenburg, 2020-…
  • Postdoctoral fellow, University of Oldenburg, 2016–2019
  • PhD in Music Technology, McGill University, Montreal, 2016
  • Researcher, Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (OFAI), Vienna, 2012
  • MSc (Diplom) in Mathematics (major) and Musicology (minor), Humboldt University Berlin, 2012
  • Fulbright visiting student, University of California at Berkeley,  2008-2009


Selected publications



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Golden Ear Trophy from Music & Hearing Health Workshop, Oct 2022, Oldenburg


Group photo at auditory scene analysis symposium at the Hanse Wissenschaftskolleg, March 2019.


Marie Skłodowska-Curie’s balkony. Visiting ENS Paris, March 2019


DAFX 2017!


Bringing together my Montreal teachers Stephen McAdams and Robert Hasegawa, good old Helmholtz, snow, and my former alma mater Humboldt University Berlin.


Berlin Interdisciplinary Workshop on Timbre, Berlin 2017.


Getting ready for my doctoral defense, Montreal, March 2016.