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Dr. Murray Hodgson

Professor

Population & Public Health

Faculty of Applied Science, Faculty of Medicine

Research Themes: 

The Communicating Mind and Body

Dr. Hodgson was Professor of Acoustics in the School of Population and Public Health and in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. He was the Director of the Acoustics and Noise Research Group  and of the UBC NSERC CREATE Sustainable Building Science Program. Dr. Hodgson was a Chartered Engineer (CEng) with the UK Engineering Council and a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America. Dr. Hodgson’s major professional expertise and research interests were in architectural and engineering acoustics, with particular interests in the acoustics of industrial workshops, classrooms and other workrooms, in computer room-prediction modeling, active and passive noise control, auralization, and in acoustical environments in sustainably-designed buildings. He taught acoustics and noise control to undergraduate and graduate students in engineering, physics and occupational and environmental health/hygiene. He was the author of over 100 refereed journal articles and 250 conference papers in acoustics.

Research Interests

Architectural and engineering acoustics, with particular interests in the acoustics of industrial workshops, classrooms and other workrooms, in computer room-prediction modeling, active and passive noise control, auralization, and in acoustical environments in sustainably-designed buildings.