Berit Janssen (DE) studied Systematic Musicology at the University of Hamburg and Electroacoustic Composition at the Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK. She graduated with distinction with an MA in Systematic Musicology in 2009. She is a researcher and composer interested in the acoustic perception of space, and has held presentations on reverberation on multiple conferences. Berit has been working at STEIM (NL) since 2009 as a software developer and researcher. Since 2010 she also works part time for the Patching Zone, where she is involved with the development of workshops on synthesizer building and interactive sound design.