Thibaut Carpentier is a research engineer in the STMS Lab (Sciences and Technologies of Music and Sound) at Ircam, Paris. He studied acoustics at the Ecole Centrale and signal processing at Télécom ParisTech, before joining CNRS (French National Center for Scientific Research) in 2009. As a member of the Acoustics & Cognition Team, his work focuses on sound spatialization, artificial reverberation, room acoustics, and computer tools for 3D composition and mixing. He is the lead developer and head of the Spat project as well as the 3D mixing and post-production workstation Panoramix. In 2018, he was awarded the CNRS Cristal medal.