Group Manager Automotive Acoustics, Fraunhofer IIS,
Thomas Bachmann received his Tonmeister Diploma in 2008 from the Academy for Film and Television “Konrad Wolf” in Potsdam, Germany. After graduating, he worked on film projects as a freelancer, as Tonmeister at theaters, and on a research project for automatic audio signal classification in the MPEG7 context. Due to the research experience he gained during this project, he decided to continue working in the development sector. In 2009 he joined the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS installing reproduction studios for listening tests and producing critical items. At present, he holds the position of the Group Manager Automotive Acoustics. Apart from doing sound tunings for car entertainment systems for many years, his work at Fraunhofer covers research topics for improving the in-car sound reproduction involving psychoacoustics and advanced signal processing. He regularly freelances on classical recordings projects for various orchestras in Germany.