Contact Details

Tim Fingscheidt
Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Institute for Communications Technology
Technische Universität Braunschweig
Schleinitzstraße 22 (room 306)
38106 Braunschweig
phone: +49 (0) 531 391 - 2485
fax: +49 (0) 531 391 - 8218


Office hours:  agreement by email





Lectures and Practical Courses in Winter Semester

Lectures and Practical Courses in Summer Semester



Author: Meyer, P.; Elshamy, S.; Fingscheidt, T.
in Proc. of ICASSP, Barcelona, Spain, May 2020
Author: Meyer P.; Thiele, L.; Kauffeld, S.; Fingscheidt, T.
Gruppe. Interaktion. Organisation. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Organisationspsychologie (GIO)
Author: Timo Lohrenz, Maximilian Strake, Tim Fingscheidt
Proceedings of IEEE Workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition 2019, Singapur, to be published
Author: Antonia Breuer, Sven Elflein, Tim Joseph, Jan-Aike Bolte, Silviu Homoceanu, Tim Fingscheidt
Proc. of ITSC, Auckland, New Zealand, Oct. 2019
Author: Maximilian Strake, Bruno Defraene, Kristoff Fluyt, Wouter Tirry, Tim Fingscheidt
Proc. of WASPAA, New Paltz, NY, USA, Oct. 2019

Curriculum Vitae

1966Date of birth
1987-1993 Student of Electrical Engineering at RWTH Aachen University, Dipl.-Ing. in Electrical Engineering (with distinction)
1994Springorum Prize of RWTH Aachen University
1993-1998Scientific Research Assistant at the Institute of Communication Systems and Data Processing, RWTH Aachen University. Research subjects: Source and channel coding, speech processing, media error concealment after mobile transmission
1998Ph.D. thesis (with distinction)
1999Borchers Medal of RWTH Aachen University
1998-1999Scientific Consultant at AT&T Labs (Shannon Labs), Florham Park, N.J., USA. Subjects: Joint speech and channel coding
1999Advancement Prize of the Mannesmann (now: Vodafone) Mobile Communications Foundation
1999-2005Siemens Communications, Mobile Phones, Munich. Finally Head of the Team "Digital Speech & Audio Processing" in R&D
2002ITG Prize of VDE
2004Senior Member of IEEE
2005-2006Siemens Corporate Technology, Munich. Head of Competence Field "Speech Technologies"
Since 2006Professor at Technische Universität Braunschweig and Head of the Department "Signal Processing for Mobile Information Systems" at the Institute for Communications Technology
2008-2010Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing
Since 2011Elected member of IEEE Speech and Language Processing Technical Committee
2014IHK Technology Transfer Award 2014 jointly with two research assistants
2016ITG Prize of VDE (coauther)

Activities in Standardization Bodies and Societies:

  • Since 2007: Contributions to ITU-T Recommendations P.1100 and P.1110 for quality tests of automotive handsfree systems
  • Since 2008: EURASIP Local Liaison Officer (European Association for Signal Processing)
  • Since 2015: Speaker of the VDE ITG Technical Committee "Speech Acoustics"