Christian T. Herbst is an Austrian voice scientist. He studied voice pedagogy at Mozarteum University, Salzburg, Austria, and worked for several years as a voice pedagogue. Driven by his interest in the physics and the physiology of voice, he enrolled in a PhD programme in Biophysics at the University of Olomouc, Czech Republic, from which he graduated in 2012. As of November 2019, Christian Herbst works at the Antonio Salieri Department of Vocal Studies and Vocal Research in Music Education, University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. He received several international scientific awards, and has published, among others, in the prestigious Science journal.