Hannes Raffaseder is a Member of the Executive Board as Chief Research & Innovation Officer of St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences and leading coordinator of E³UDRES², the Engaged and Entrepreneurial European University as Driver for European Smart and Sustainable Regions. He has been responsible for research, knowledge exchange, innovation and international relations since 2010. For several years he was founding director of the Institute for Creative\Media/Technology, academic director of the master in Digital Media Technology and professor for media technology and audio design at St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences.
Hannes has more than 20 years of teaching experience in media technology and sound design. He was responsible for several research projects and (co-)authored more than 40 scientific publications. In 2010 the second edition of his textbook Audiodesign was published by Hanser Verlag. As an expert reviewer he worked for AQ Austria, AQUAS, Swiss National Science Fonds and others.
Hannes has been involved in the third and fourth missions of higher education institutions for more than ten years and contributes to the further development of ideas and concepts for engaged and entrepreneurial universities to enable universities as platforms for collaborative innovation.
In addition to his academic work, Hannes is internationally active as a composer and media artist. He has received a number of diverse awards and scholarships and his music has been performed in renowened concert halls.