Luc Döbereiner is a researcher and composer of instrumental and electronic music from Berlin. He studied at the Institute of Sonology in The Hague and holds a doctorate degree from the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz. His work is concerned with compositional models and explores the relation of materiality and ideality of sound in musical composition. He has published articles in numerous journals and has been awarded prizes and scholarships by among others the city of Berlin, the Austrian Science Fund, Deutsches Studienzentrum Venice, the Royal Conservatoire The Hague, and ZKM Karlsruhe. He has been guest lecturer at the Bern University of the Arts and he is currently visiting researcher at the Centre for Research in New Music at the University of Huddersfield.