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Matthew Harrison

Director

Director

Matthew is an acoustical consultant with approximately 30 years’ experience. He is a past Chairman of the NSW Division of the AAS and sat on the organizing committee of Acoustics 2015 and the International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV14) in 2007, prior to leaving Sydney to work in Europe. He has expert knowledge and experience in acoustics in areas such as environmental noise, low vibration design, occupational noise exposure investigations, building acoustics and transportation noise.  Matthew has been engaged as an expert witness in numerous court cases. He has also lectured part-time in Acoustics to architectural students in the faculty of Built Environment at the UNSW and to Council EHOs at TAFE. 

Matthew has also written and presented numerous papers on Acoustic topics and presented at acoustic conferences including Acoustics 2015 and the Euronoise Conference in Edinburgh in 2009.

MEngSc (N&V) – UNSW, BE(Mech) – University of Sydney, MAAS, MIOA

Ben White

Director

Director

Ben White commenced his career in acoustics in 2001. In his 20 years as an acoustic consultant Ben has been involved in a diverse range of projects including residential projects, commercial developments, hotels, places of entertainment, industrial sites and hospitals. Ben’s experience covers the provision of acoustic services from the concept design through planning approvals, design detailing/development to the delivery in construction phases as well as an expert witness in the Land and Environment Court. Ben’s experience has seen him work on projects located mainly in Australia but has covered the UAE and England. Ben has been involved in teams which have delivered many projects including hospitals, multi-story residential projects, commercial towers, mixed use projects, hotels, industrial developments to name a few.

Renzo Arango

Principal Acoustic Engineer

Principal Acoustic Engineer

Renzo Arango has 17 years’ experience in delivering the acoustic design on architectural, environmental and infrastructure projects, including conceptual stages and detailed design and post-construction stage. He has consulted for mixed use commercial and residential developments, developing in-principle recommendations for the client and providing detailed design advice. He has provided schematic design for hospital redevelopment and assessments for Development Applications for several infrastructure projects. Some key projects that Renzo has worked on include new commercial development at 32 Smith Street Parramatta, new office fitout for Nine Entertainment Corporation at 1 Denison Street, North Sydney; new UNSW Science & Engineering Building, fitout office design for CBA Darling Walk, and the acoustic design for the upgrade construction of several health facilities such as Wyong Hospital and Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai Hospital.

BE(Mech) – University of Sydney

Graduate Diploma in noise and vibration subjects, 2007

Acoustics and digital signal processing courses, University of Sydney 2011

Matthew Furlong

Senior Acoustic Engineer

Senior Acoustic Engineer

Matthew Furlong has 7 years’ experience in delivering acoustic design on architectural, environmental and infrastructure projects, including conceptual, detailed design, construction and post-construction services. Matthew has consulted on a large range of projects in the Commercial, Residential, Hospitals and Education sectors across the state of New South Wales.

BE (Audio and Sound Engineering) – JMC Academy

 

Dr Peter Gangemi

Senior Acoustic Engineer

Senior Acoustic Engineer

Peter has six years’ experience in acoustic consulting, working in environmental and building projects. Peter holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering and a BE in Mechanical Engineering from UNSW and has authored numerous journal and conference papers. Peter has conducted work in a variety of sectors including residential, industrial, commercial, education, healthcare, transportation, mining, live entertainment and sport. Peter has also served as an expert witness for the Land and Environment Court. Peter is a member of the Australian Acoustical Society, is a Councillor on The Hills Shire Council and a Director of the Western Sydney Academy of Sport.

PhD Mechanical Engineering UNSW 2015, BE(Mech) – UNSW 2009

Dr Karel Ruber

Senior Acoustic Engineer

Senior Acoustic Engineer

Karel Ruber is a Mechanical engineer with over 25 years’ experience in Noise & Vibration (N&V) and in specific areas such as measurements to comply with Australian and International Standards, testing and analysis for insulation and absorption of materials and structures, numerical calculations and simulation of sound transmission and absorption of structural elements, noise sources and transmission paths identification and mitigation, shock and vibration testing and Sound Quality. He has been working as an N&V Engineering Consultant since 2008 and completed a PhD in N&V at UNSW, in 2018. His research and publications were focused on increasing the sound insulation of panels using tuned vibration absorbers with integrated eddy current damping.

PhD (Mech) – UNSW, M.Eng.Sc (N&V) – UNSW, B.Eng.Sc. (Aeronautics) – Technion (Israel Institute of Technology)

Alex Danon

Acoustic Engineer

Acoustic Engineer

Alex is a recent engineering graduate from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, having completed a double degree in Mechanical Engineering (Honours) and Materials Science. He has embarked on a career in acoustics consulting after excelling in several courses focussed on acoustics and vibrations. Alex provides acoustics, noise and vibrations services, such as noise surveys, noise assessments and acoustic design advice for buildings and rooms.

BE(Mech) – UNSW

BSc(Materials) – UNSW

Ingrid Campbell

Business Manager

Business Manager

Ingrid commenced with Pulse Acoustics in January 2020 bringing with her over 20 years of experience in professional office management and executive administration positions.  As Business Manager, she ensures the smooth operation of the company and oversees the Accounts Department.

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