International Year of Sound 2020

The Science of Sound

Acoustics is the science of sound and vibration. Acoustics is comprised of many disciplines and is actively researched by researchers in many fields..

Professions involved with Acoustics

The subject matter covered by acoustics is very broad. Contributions are made by researchers from a diverse range of professions.

Here are some professionals that can be involved in acoustics:

  • acoustician
  • acoustic consultant
  • architect
  • audio engineer
  • audiologist
  • bioacoustician
  • biologist
  • chemist
  • computer scientist
  • educator
  • electrical engineer
  • environmental health officer
  • geophysicist
  • government representative
  • hearing scientists
  • instrument designer
  • lawyer
  • linguist
  • mathematician
  • mechanical engineer
  • medical doctor
  • meteorologist
  • musician
  • neuroscientist
  • ocean scientist
  • oceanographer
  • physicist
  • physiologist
  • psychologist
  • seismologist
  • speech and language therapists
  • speech scientist

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