Research Group, Eindhoven University of Technology

Building Acoustics (BA) is the acoustics research group at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). The group strives to contribute to the reduction of adverse health effects caused by human-induced noise and to promote positively perceived sound environments. The research in the group revolves around developing computational and experimental methods for acoustics in the built environment, with research areas on acoustics materials, environmental acoustics and acoustic virtual reality.

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Autumn School Series in Acoustics

On December 14th, we launched Autumn School Series in Acoustics (ASSA) website. ASSA is a yearly-returning one-week acoustic school on a post-graduate Ph.D. level which will be held at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) organized by the Building Acoustics group of the TU/e. The first ASSA will be held between October 31 – November 5,…

New Assistant Professor

Dr. Jieun Yang (in the picture above) was appointed to be assistant professor in acoustic materials. She is currently working as a postdoc in our group. Her appointment starts as of January 1st, 2021.

dr. Jikke Reinten!

On Thursday September 10th, Jikke Reinten defended her PhD thesis ‘Exploring the effect of the sound environment on nurses’ task performance: an applied approach focusing on prospective memory’ at TU/e. Congratulations, Jikke!

dr. Ella Braat-Eggen!

At Tuesday June 23th, Ella Braat-Eggen defended her PhD thesis ‘Auditory Distraction in Open-Plan Study Environments in Higher Education’ at TU/e! The defense was in a hybrid form, with promotors and limited audience on campus, and committee members and more audience present via videoconferencing. The thesis can be found here and a summary video on…

Podcast on Echolocation

The Universiteit van Nederland is an online platform where scientists share the most exciting insights from their field through short lectures for a wide audience. A podcast is now available at Universiteit van Nederland, in which Maarten talks about the capability of blind to ‘see’ via their ears through human echolocation. Listen to the podcast…


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