Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Herre


Curriculum vitae of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Herre
1962 Born in Erlangen, Germany
1989 Dipl.-Ing. degree in Electrical Engineering Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
1989-1995 Research Scientist at Fraunhofer-Institut for Integrated Circuits (Fraunhofer IIS) in Erlangen-Tennenlohe, Audio & Multimedia department
1995 Dr.-Ing. doctoral degree at Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
1995-1996 Postdoctoral member of staff at AT&T Bell Laboratories (later: Lucent Technologies Bell Laboratories) in Murray Hill, New Jersey, USA
1996 Research Scientist at Fraunhofer IIS, Audio & Multimedia departments. Respon- sible for standardization activities in the area of Multimedia & Telecommunications. Later head of “Multimedia System Components“ research group
1999 Chief Executive Scientist for Audio und Multimedia at Fraunhofer IIS, responsible for scientific strategy planning for “Audio“ und “Multimedia Realtime Systems“ departments
Since 2008 Initiation, Development and Management of the “International Audio Laboratories Erlangen“
2010 Professorship for Audio Coding at “International Audio Laboratories Erlangen“, a joint institution of Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg and Fraunhofer IIS
1992 Joseph-von-Fraunhofer-Award in recognition of work for “Data Rate Reduction of digitally coded audio signals for transmission and storage“ (together with Ernst Eberlein und Bernhard Grill).
1997 Fellowship Award of the Audio Engineering Society (AES) for “Significant Contributions in the Field of Low Bitrate Audio Coding“.
1999 “ISO Certificate of appreciation for special contributions“ for the MPEG-4 Version 2 Audio-Standard (ISO/IEC 14496-3 AMD1).
2002 “ISO Certificate of appreciation for special contributions“ for the MPEG-2 Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) – Standard (ISO/IEC 13818-7).
2004 “ISO Certificate of appreciation for special contributions“ for the MPEG-7 Audio – Standard (ISO/IEC 15938-4).
2004 Senior Membership der IEEE Signal Processing Society.
2004 Joseph-von-Fraunhofer-Award in Recognition of work on “AudioID – Robust Content Based Identification of Audio signals“ (together with Eric Allamanche und Markus Cremer).
2011 “ISO Certificate of appreciation for special contributions“ for the MPEG-D Spatial Audio Object Coding – Standard (ISO/IEC 23003-2:2010).
Patents and Publications
Around 1500 granted international and US patents and around120 papers primarily on low bitrate audio coding, including:
1996 Perceptual Noise Shaping in the Time Domain via LPC Prediction in the Frequency Domain, US Patent US: 5,781,888
1996 Enhanced Joint Stereo Coding Method Using Temporal Envelope Shaping, US Patent 5,812,971
2008 J. Herre, K. Kjörling, J. Breebaart, C. Faller, S. Disch, H. Purnhagen, J. Koppens, J. Hilpert, J. Rödén. W. Oomen, K. Linzmeier, K. S. Chong: “MPEG Surround – The ISO/MPEG Standard for Efficient and Compatible Multichannel Audio Coding“, Journal of the AES, Vol. 56, No. 11, November 2008, pp. 932-955
2012 J. Herre, H. Purnhagen, J. Koppens, O. Hellmuth, J. Engdegård, J. Hilpert, L. Villemoes, L. Terentiv, C. Falch, A. Hölzer, M. L. Valero, B. Resch, H. Mundt, and H. Oh: “MPEG Spatial Audio Object Coding – The ISO/MPEG Standard for Efficient Coding of Interactive Audio Scenes“, Journal of the AES, Vol. 60, No. 9,