The AES recognizes and honors those who have made outstanding
contributions to the field of audio in engineering, technology,
service, and the arts through its Awards Program.
In 2011, Karlheinz Brandenburg was presented with the
AES Board of Governors Award was presented with the AES Board of Governors Award in recognition of co-chairing the AES 42nd International Conference on “Semantic Audio” in IImenau, Germany, July 22–24, 2011.