Professor for Electroacoustic Music and Sound Art at Berlin University of Arts. Born in Stuttgart. Training as radio and television technician. Theoretical Computer Science, Linguistics and Musicology studies at the Thechnical University of Berlin. From 1980, DAAD stipend recipient for two years at the Instituut voor Sonologie, Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht. Studies there in computer music and electroacoustic music under Gottfried Michael Koenig. Post-graduate degree in Computer Science, PhD in Musicology under Helga de la Motte- Haber and Dieter Schnebel. Since 1985, in charge of the UNI.K – UdK | Studio for Sound Art and Sound Research and besides since 2009 Director of Department Sound Studies at the Central Institut for Continuing Education / Berlin Career College. Both at Berlin University of the Arts. Publications, compositions and sound installations since 1981.