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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alexander Raake

University professor, head of department of audio visual technology

Phone: +49 3677 69-1468
Fax: +49 3677 69-1255
Helmholtzbau, room H 3534

Appointments are made with the secretary - Phone +49 3677 69-2757

Professor Alexander Raake was appointed head of the Audiovisual Technology Group at TU Ilmenau in July 2015. Before, he was a Professor at TU Berlin, heading the Assessment of IP-based Applications group at TU Berlin's An-Institut T-Labs, a joint venture between Deutsche Telekom AG and TU Berlin. From 2009 to 2013, he was an Assistant Professor at TU Berlin. From 2005 to 2009, he was a senior scientist at the Quality & Usability Lab of T-Labs, TU Berlin. From 2004 to 2005, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher at LIMSI-CNRS in Orsay, France. From the Electrical Engineering and Information Technology Faculty of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, he obtained his doctoral degree (Dr.-Ing.) in January 2005, with a book on the speech quality of VoIP (extended version appeared as Speech Quality of VoIP, Wiley, 2006). After his graduation in 1997, he took up research at the Technical University in Lausanne (EPFL) on ferroelectric thin films. Before, he studied Electrical Engineering in Aachen (RWTH) and Paris (ENST/Télécom). His research interests are in speech, audio and video transmission, Quality of Experience assessment, audiovisual and multimedia services and user perception. Since 1999, he has been involved in the standardization activities of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU-T) on transmission performance of telephone networks and terminals, where he currently acts as a Co-Rapporteur for question Q.14/12 on monitoring models for audiovisual services. He is a member of the IEEE, the Acoustical Society of America, the AES, the VDE/ITG, and  DEGA. In 2006, he won the Gebrüder-Eickhoff student price for his dissertation work, in 2007 the ITG literature price for his book Speech Quality of VoIP, and in 2011 the Johann-Philipp-Reis price.