Prof. Dr.-Ing. Timo Gerkmann
Timo Gerkmann studied Electrical Engineering and Information Sciences at the universities of Bremen and Bochum, Germany. He received his Dipl.-Ing. degree in 2004 and his Dr.-Ing. degree in 2010 both in Electrical Engineering and Information Sciences from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany. In 2005, he spent six months with Siemens Corporate Research in Princeton, NJ, USA. During 2010 to 2011 Dr. Gerkmann was a postdoctoral researcher at the Sound and Image Processing Lab at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden. From 2011 to 2015 he was a professor for Speech Signal Processing at the Universität Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany. During 2015 to 2016 he was a Principal Scientist for Audio & Acoustics at Technicolor Research & Innovation in Hanover, Germany. Since 2016 he is a professor for Signal Processing at the University of Hamburg, Germany. His research interests are on statistical signal processing and machine learning algorithms for speech and audio applied to communication devices, hearing instruments, audio-visual media, and human-machine interfaces. Timo Gerkmann serves as an elected member of the IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Committee on Audio and Acoustic Signal Processing and as an Associate Editor (2019-2022) and as a Senior Area Editor (since 2022) of the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing.