Werner Goebl is Associate Professor for Music Acoustics and Performance Science at the Department of Music Acoustics – Wiener Klangstil (IWK). He holds a PhD in Systematic Musicology of the University of Graz, and master degrees of the University of Vienna (musicology, psychology) and mdw (piano chamber music performance). With extensive research experience at the Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence Vienna, the Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm, McGill University Montreal, Johannes Kepler University Linz, he joined the faculty of mdw in 2009, where he obtained his venia on Music Acoustics in 2015.
His current research interests include the acoustics and ergonomics of keyboard instruments, quantitative performance research, motion and eye gaze analysis in musical behaviours, and music informatics and digital approaches to our cultural heritage. He regularly leads research projects funded by the FWF (lately “Togetherness in Music Ensembles”) and the European Commission (the research and innovation action “TROMPA – Towards Richer Online Music Public-domain Archives”). He loves music, computers, and research data to analyse.