Michael Wohlmayr was born in Hallein, Austria, in 1982. He graduated from Graz University of Technology (TUG) in June 2007. He conducted his Master thesis in collaboration with University of Crete, Greece. Since October 2007, he is pursuing the PhD degree at the signal processing and speech communiciation laboratory at the TUG. His research interests include Bayesian networks, speech and audio analysis, as well as statistical pattern recognition.