Chief Audio Engineer
Phonogrammarchiv, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna
Dr. Nadja Wallaszkovits, currently AES immediate Past President, is senior researcher specialized in audio restoration, re-recording and digital archiving, and manages the audio department of the Phonogrammarchiv of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna.
Starting from the audio production side as a sound engineer, her career became more and more specialised in audio archiving and restoration. Nadja Wallaszkovits studied ethnomusicology and graduated as an audio engineer. After several years of experience as a sound engineer for private national and international recording companies she joined the Phonogrammarchiv of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, where she manages the audio department since 2005. She is specifically responsible for audio restoration, archiving and rerecording of historical collections, and works as a project leader and consultant for archival technology for project partners all over the world. She lectures at the University of Vienna and at the University of Applied Sciences in Berlin and Berne, and has held several national and international training seminars. Recently she took over the management of the new research department of NOA GmbH, a Public Private Partnership collaboration between the Phonogrammarchiv of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and NOA, a leading global provider of flexible turnkey solutions for quality-controlled digitizing, management, and archiving of audio and other media content. This collaboraion is dedicated to the restoration of acetate media.
Nadja is Audio Engineering Society (AES) Immediate Past President and active in various AES working Committees, Vice Chair of the Technical Committee of the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA), and member of the IASA Training & Education Committee.
Tuesday, June 2, 2020