Alexander Raake (born in Düsseldorf in 1971) is a professor heading the Audiovisual Technology Group at Technische Universität Ilmenau since 2015.
Between 1991 and 1997, he studied electrical engineering at RWTH Aachen University and at Télécom ParisTech (ENST); where he was a research scientist and worked on the quality of VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) voice transmission as part of his dissertation at the Institute for Communication Acoustics of Ruhr University Bochum. In 2004 and 2005, Raake did research work in Orsay, France, where he developed methods for measuring and modeling speech intelligibility in virtual chat rooms.
In 2005, he joined Telekom Innovation Laboratories in Berlin as a senior scientist in the Quality and Usability lab. From 2009 to 2015, he was junior professor at Technische Universität Berlin, heading the Assessment of IP-based Applications group.
- VoIP-based voice transmission systems
- Virtual communication environments for video conferencing with multiple participants
- Multi-modal communication systems
- Audio-visual quality of IP-based video
- Quality of Experience (QoE) for 3D-audio and 3D-video
Honors and awards
- 2007: Award of Information Technology Society (ITG) of VDE for outstanding research publications from young ITG scientists
- 2011: Johann-Philipp-Reis Award