Detmold University of Music
Malte Kob was born in Hamburg and studied piano, singing, choral conducting and church organ before the studied electrical engineering at TU Braunschweig. At PTB Braunschweig he completed his studies with a Diploma thesis on absorption measurement in reverberant rooms. After his dissertation on physical modelling of the singing voice at RWTH Aachen University he worked on voice analysis and synthesis at the phonatrics department of the University Hospital Aachen. Since 2009 he works as professor at the Erich Thienhaus Institute of Detmold University of Music. Teaching comprises the coordination of the engineering courses of the Tonmeister program as well as the M.Sc. and doctoral programmes on Music Acoustics. His research interests are on singing voice, creation, propagation and blending of musical sounds, and the interaction of musicians, room and listeners.