|Fields||Quality and Usability|
|Institutions||Telekom Innovation Laboratories,
Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
|Notable awards||Geers Foundation Award (1998),
Lothar Cremer Prize of the German Acoustical Association (DEGA) (2003),
Heisenberg Fellowship (2005),
Johann Philipp Reis Award (2009)
Sebastian Möller (born 1968) is an expert for voice technology.
Sebastian Möller studied electrical engineering at the universities in Bochum (Germany), Orléans (France) and Bologna (Italy). From 1994 to 2005, he was a scientific researcher and later lecturer at the Institute of Communication Acoustics at Ruhr Universität Bochum specializing in voice transmission, voice technology and communication acoustics, as well as the quality of voice-based systems. Möller earned his habilitation at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at Ruhr Universität Bochum in 2004 with a book discussing the quality of telephone-based speech dialog systems. He joined Telekom Innovation Laboratories (previously known as Deutsche Telekom Laboratories) in June 2005. In April 2007, he was appointed to a professorship at Technische Universität Berlin, and at Telekom Innovation Laboratories he is the head of the Quality and Usability Lab. In September 2008, Möller was a visiting fellow at the Marcs Institute (formerly Laboratories), University of Western Sydney in Australia, specializing in the evaluation of avatars. In November 2011, he was Visiting Professor at the Universidad de Granada (Spain), from Februar to April 2012 and from May to July 2014 Visiting Professor at the Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Be'er Sheva (Israel), in October 2013 Visiting Professor at NTNU in Trondheim (Norway), and since 2012, he is Adjunct Professor at the University of Canberra (Australia), where he also taught in February 2014. His book on "Quality Engineering" was published in 2010.
Honors and awards
- 1998: Geers Foundation Award
- 2003: Lothar Cremer Prize of the German Acoustical Association (DEGA)
- 2005: Heisenberg Fellowship
- 2009: Johann-Philipp-Reis Award