Leo Neumann

Leo Neumann

Leo Neumann is an engineer and audiovisual artist. He started playing piano at the age of 6 and continues banging on things he encounters around him. His main interest lies in intelligent interactions of science, art, sound and technology. He also enjoys dancing.


B.Sc. Computer Science, Universität Hamburg

M.Sc. Evolutionary and Adaptive Systems, Sussex University (Grant)

PhD. Natural Sciences, University of Heidelberg / DKFZ


Ponton European Media Art Lab, multimedia development, sound design

ramjac Images, music production, sound design, programming

IAV GmbH, development of driver assistance systems

BMW Group, development of hard and software for automated driving

Music & Art

Learning, on Return To The Elements Vol. 1: A Journey Through Imaginary Landscapes (Compilation)

365 Farben Grau, in collaboration with Cora Franke, 12-18, Exhibition, Molotow, Hamburg

relisten:please!, in collaboration with Ole Lütjens for HotWired’s RGB Gallery

Songs to Sing&Dance, EP by Ville 9 (Leo Neumann and Jens C. Möller)

Interactive installation, Make Munich 2019

tonlichtstudio, ongoing work


L. Neumann (2003). Investigating Embryogenies for the Evolution of Architectural Floor Plans. M.Sc. Thesis, School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences, University of Sussex, UK

R. Eils and L. Neumann (2006). Systems Biology and Information Technology (editorial), it – Information Technology, Vol. 48, 3, 131–132

L. Neumann (2008). Modelling and Simulation of the CD95 Signalling Network. Doctoral Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2008

L. Neumann, C. Pforr, J. Beaudouin, A. Pappa, N. Fricker, P.H. Krammer, I.N. Lavrik, and R. Eils (2010). Dynamics within the CD95 death-inducing signaling complex decide life and death of cells. Molecular Systems Biology, 6, 352

L. Neumann, B. Vanholme, M. Gressmann, A. Bachmann, L. Kählke, and F. Schüle (2015). Free Space Setection: a Corner Stone of Automated Driving. 18th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE