Simon-Claudius Wystrach is a media technologist, engineer and researcher. Drawing from his wide background in fields such as audio engineering, music production, electronics, computer science and visual media he is currently undertaking an MSc By Research in the Audio Lab of the University of York’s Department of Electronics.
Apart from being a freelance Audio Engineer, Simon-Claudius is an experienced Sound Designer and Audio Programmer and has recently worked as Audio Director for Revolution Software developing the multi-platform video game ‘Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse’.
His professional and research interests further include programming and software engineering, human-computer interaction, music and audio information retrieval, video production and photography, and visual and mechanical design.
Simon-Claudius is an active AES Member having held multiple positions within the organisation. He just finished his term as Chair for Europe and International Regions of the AES Student Delegate Assembly and is Chair of the AES York UK Student Section. As such, Simon has been involved in organising and running AES Conventions, earlier editions of ‘Up Your Output!’ and other AES events around the world.