Timothy Van Renterghem
Ghent University, Belgium
Dr. Timothy Van Renterghem obtained his MSc in Environmental Engineering (Bio-science engineering) at Ghent University, in 1999, and his Phd in numerical acoustics at the Research Group Acoustics, Dept. of Information Technology, in 2003. After that, he participated in a bilateral cooperation between TNO (The Netherlands) and UGent on the topic of Outdoor sound propagation. As a post-doctoral researcher, he took an active role as researcher and work package leader in various large European research projects including IMAGINE, HOSANNA, QSIDE, and SONORUS. In 2009, he was appointed as a part-time professor (assistant Professor) in the subject area “Environmental sound”; this appointment was extended in 2015 as associate Professor. He teaches courses on “noise pollution”, “sound and vibration”, “control of environmental noise” and “instrumentation for auditive research”. In 2014, he was a visiting Professor at the lab of Mechanical Engineering at Sheffield University (UK). He is member of the Belgian Acoustical Society (ABAV), the European Acoustical Association (EAA) and the Acoustical Society of America (ASA). He is a recognized noise expert by the Flemish Government. He is Associate-Editor of Acta Acustica united with Acustica for the theme “Atmospheric Acoustics”. He is (co-)author of about 65 A1-papers in peer-reviewed international journals, 100+ papers in conference proceedings and several chapters in books.