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Josef (Seppo) Gründler

Graz

He studied medicine at Karl Franzens Universität Graz and got his PhD in 1988. 1986 to 1992 he programmed databases for medical applications, since 1986 also in the context of media and art for different clients.1988 bis 1985 employed by the Institut für Vorsorgemedizin Joanneum, working as programmer and medic. 1994-1997 working as a sounddesigner for computergames especially for the company Topjob, since 1982 doing concerts, soundtracks and theater scores, with a bias in computermusic, electronic an improvised music. 1992 he joined the research staff of the Institut for Elektronic Music und Acoustic at the University for Music and Dramatic Arts Graz which he left for the FH JOANNEUM 2005. 1992-2000 scientific and artistic consultant for the Austrian Kultural Service, especially for new media and networks. Since 1996 1996 lecturer at univerities in Olomoutz, Ostrawa and Bianka Bistrica (music, new media, computermusic), 1998 for sounddesign at Danube University Krems where he got the title “Visiting Professor” in 1999. Since 2005 professor for sound- interaction- and interfacedesign at University for Applied Science FH-JOANNEUM, he became head of master degree program communication, media and interaction design in 2007.