BOOST! project – A digital learning platform for building acoustics

Building Acoustics group initiated a new BOOST! education innovation project, 'A digital learning platform for building acoustics', supported by the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). This project aims to provide a digital educational platform that helps to improve the efficiency of the students learning, at a low effort of the involved teachers. One postdoc position…

Kick-off Equal-Life project

The H2020 project Equal-Life had is kick-off event at 12-14 February in Utrecht (NL). The project will develop and test combined exposure data using a novel approach to multi-modal exposures and theirimpact on children’s mental health and development. From the Building Acoustics group, the involvement consists of Maud Dohmen, Ella-Braat, Maarten Hornikx and a new…

Acoustic Virtual Reality In Challenged Based Learning

For a design student learning acoustics may seem at times too abstract. We are currently developing an Acoustic Virtual Reality (AVR) platform to allow students to experience the sonic potential of their spatial designs in a multimodal immersive way. You can read more information about the project at this link.

New research collaboration with Oculus!

In January 2018, our Building Acoustics group has started a research collaboration with Oculus, well known for its virtual reality headsets. With this new research project, we aim to answer the question: How close get we get to reality with auralization from a wave-based methodology? We will carry out this research for a small living room sized space and the research will…

Acoutect open positions and logo competition!

The Acoutect website has been launched, please visit http://www.acoutect.eu. The project contains information on our project, and it is possible to apply for the 15 open positions of Early Stage Researchers! Last but not least, there is a logo competition. Money prizes will be give to the best logo and a second will be raffled…

ITN project granted!

  The proposal 'Acoutect: A sound fundament for our future buildings' has been granted by the European Commission as a H2020 Marie-Curie ITN project! I will be the coordinator of this 3.9M€ project and am proud to collaborate with the following partners: Aalto, KU Leuven, Liverpool and Chalmers (Universities), Materialize, Level Acoustics and Vibration, Matelys, Siemens, Moelven,…

Kick-off STW project

At Wednesday May 18, the kick-off of our STW project 'Tools to Tackle Environmental Health project' took place in Eindhoven. Our PhD students presented their results and the user committee was represented by  TNO, the municipality of Eindhoven and the Harbour of Rotterdam. The project description can be found here.