Acoustics Vibration and Control

Our Acoustics Vibration and Control research is focused on the management of sound and vibrations, including through automated control systems.

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Our Acoustics Vibration and Control researchers specialise in:

  • active noise and vibration control
  • structural health monitoring
  • dynamics and control
  • thermoacoustics
  • ultrasound
  • underwater acoustics
  • vibration isolation
  • vibro-acoustics
  • waves and oscillating systems.

With sound surrounding us at all times, our work is of direct benefit in virtually all fields of endeavour. Some industries for which it is especially relevant include:

  • aerospace
  • automotive
  • maritime
  • rail
  • defence
  • construction
  • manufacturing
  • power generation
  • consumer electronics.

We teach into the School of Mechanical Engineering’s two courses in acoustics: Sustainability and the Environment and Engineering Acoustics.

Research impact

Our Acoustics Vibration and Control researchers undertake fundamental and applied research to solve significant industry challenges, and consistently deliver tangible, real-world impact.

A couple of recent examples include the use of our innovative:

  • commercial active noise and vibration controllers
  • acoustic and vibration technologies.

View our current projects

Our researchers

We have expertise across a wide range of areas. Many of our researchers are available to assist with research project supervision for Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy students.

Research Team Expertise
Professor Benjamin Cazzolato Acoustics; Vibrations; Control and signal processing
Dr Mergen Ghayesh  
Professor Carl Howard Acoustics; Vibrations; Condition monitoring
Dr Will Robertson Magnetic levitation; Vibration control; Biomechanics
Professor Anthony Zander Acoustics; Vibrations
Emeritus Professor Colin Hansen Acoustics; Vibrations

Contact us

To enquire about consulting or working with us on a research project, please contact:

Higher degrees by research

We have expertise across a wide range of areas. Many of our researchers are available to assist with research project supervision for Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy students.

Higher Degrees by Research