Alberto de Campo (born 1964) studied classical composition with Andrej Dobrowolski, Georg Haas, and Beat Furrer; Jazz guitar with Adelhard Roidinger and Peter O'Mara; and electronic music with Curtis Roads and Stephen Travis Pope. After being a Visiting Scholar and Research Director at CREATE (UC Santa Barbara), he taught at IEM Graz (Austria), at the Academy for Media and Arts (KHM) in Cologne, Germany, and, as an Edgard Varèse guest professor for Elektronic Music at Technical University Berlin.
From 2005-2007 de Campo led the research team of SonEnvir (at IEM Graz), a project he initiated and where an interdisciplinary team studied the applicability of data sonification in different scientific disciplines and contexts. With the team he wrote numerous publications, and organised a concert of sonifications of social data for the ICAD conference 2006 in London, named Global Music - The world by ear.
From 2007-2009 he was Professor for Music Informatics at the Institut Fuer Musik and Medien of the Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf, and since 2009 he is Professor for Generative Art / Computational Art at the Institute for time based media at the University for the Arts Berlin.