Hannes Raffaseder studied communication engineering and computer music in Vienna. For almost 20 years he has been working as a lecturer and researcher in the fields of audio and sound design, sound and music computing and sonic perception. He initialized and headed several research projects and has published scientific papers. The 2nd edition of his educational book “Audiodesign” was published by Carl-Hanser-Verlag in 2010. At St. Poelten University of Applied Sciences he has been professor for audio design, was Head of the master-course in Digital Mediatechnology and the ICM/T – Institute for CreativeMedia/Technologies (http://icmt.fhstp.ac.at) as well as chair of the academic board. Since 2014 Hannes is member of the management board. As an authorised signatory he is responsible for research, knowledgetransfer, internationalisation and development of study programmes. In addition to his academic career Hannes Raffaseder succeeds as composer and media artist.