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Acoustics and Audio Engineering Research

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  • Designing surround sound systems
  • Exploring human response to sounds, such as urban soundscapes and domestic appliances
  • Research into buildings and architectural acoustics
  • Measurement, prediction and assessment of sound outdoors
  • Remote sensing of weather using audio signals
  • Audio signal processing and transducer design
  • Voice enhancement and background noise suppression for mobile phones
  • Measurement and human response to vibration in buildings

Personal story about what inspired Neil (a PhD student at Salford) to study acoustic engineering.

Personal story about what inspired Charlie (a PhD student at Salford) to study acoustic engineering.

To enter Acoustics and Audio Engineering Research, study the Audio Acoustics degree taking whichever pathway interests you most. Alternatively, our MSc Audio Acoustics or MSc Environmental Acoustics would be good preparation for a PhD at Salford or elsewhere.

Find out what acoustics and audio research is done at Salford

Some companies who have employed our engineering graduates for research: University of Brighton, University of Edinburgh, University of Essex, University of London, University of Manchester, University of Salford, University of Southampton, Huddesfield University, Bang and Olufsen, Bose Corporation, Amek, AMS-Neve, Arbiter Group, Dolby, HTC, Motorola, Nokia, Panasonic, Philips, D & T Electronics, HHB, Sony Interactive, Bruel and Kjaer, BSS Audio, Ericsson, Ford, NXT, Soundcraft Electronics, Tannoy, Genelec, Harmen Audio, KEF, Meridian Audio, Rolls Royce, Racal Acoustics, MIRA, National Physical Lab, McGill University, Environmental Agency, Celestion, KEF

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