Sebastian Schlecht
Department of Media

Sebastian Schlecht

Professor of Practice

Contact information

Postal address
Otakaari 5E, level 2 (Pls use the Otakaari 5A main entrance)
room Otakaari 5, E206a or Väre, J101


Sebastian J. Schlecht is Professor of Practice for Sound in Virtual Reality. This position is shared between the Media Lab and the Acoustics Lab. His research interests include spatial audio processing with an emphasis on artificial reverberation, localization, panning, and 6-degrees-of-freedom virtual and mixed reality applications. In particular, his research efforts have been directed towards the intersection of mathematical filter design, efficient algorithms, perceptual aspects, and sound design.

Personal Website


Reverberation Enhancement Systems

Optimized velvet-noise decorrelator (Best Paper Award, DAFx)


  • PhD in Acoustic Signal Processing, 2017, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
  • M.Sc. in Digital Music Processing, 2011, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
  • M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics, 2010, University of Trier, Germany

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