Senior Member Research Staff
Dolby Sweden AB
Heiko Purnhagen, Ph.D., is a Senior Member Research Staff at Dolby Sweden AB. He received the M.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Hannover, Germany, in 1994. Until 2002 he was with the Information Technology Laboratory at the University of Hannover, where he received the Ph.D. degree for his work on very low bit rate audio coding using parametric signal representations. He then joined Coding Technologies (now Dolby Laboratories) in Stockholm, Sweden, where he works on research, development, and standardization of perceptual low bit rate audio and speech coding systems. He contributed to the development of Parametric Stereo for MPEG-4 HE AAC, Dolby Voice and recently the Dolby AC-4 System.