Paul Modler is a researcher, musician and composer of computer-oriented music. He studied engineering at the University of Karlsruhe where he graduated as Diplom-Ingenieur. From the University of York, UK, he received a PhD degree in Music Technology. He is a fulltime assistant and lecturer at Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design (HfG), Germany. His interests are in multichannel spatialisation, music interaction, gesture recognition and gestural control of music and improvisation techniques.