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Career of the Month: Acoustician

The Science Teacher—Fall 2023 (Volume 90, Issue 7)

By Luba Vangelova

Career of the Month: Acoustician

Acoustics involves all aspects of sound, noise, vibration, and perception. It’s a large field that encompasses specialties such as architecture, underwater, biomedical, ultrasonics, and speech. Acousticians can work for private industry (including for consulting firms or manufacturers), as well as in academia. Tony Hoover works as an acoustical consultant for McKay Conant Hoover Inc., an acoustics and media systems consulting firm based in Westlake Village, CA.
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