Karlheinz Brandenburg

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Karlheinz Brandenburg

Name: Karlheinz Brandenburg

Born: June 20, 1954, in Erlangen, Germany

Computer-related contributions

  • Audio Engineer who contributed to the audio compression format MPEG Audio Layer 3, more commonly known as MP3. He is often considered the father of the .MP3.

Honors and awards

  • IEEE Masaru Ibuka Consumer Electronics Award (2004).
  • SPUTNIK Innovator Award (2004).
  • Publications Award, Audio Engineering Society (2003).
  • Consumer Electronics Society, IEEE: Engineering Excellence Award (2010).
  • Fellow, Audio Engineering Society (AES) (1994).