Greenville, IN (February 26, 2013)—The Institute of Acoustics, based in the UK, recently presented Pat Brown with the 2012 Peter Barnett Memorial Award.
The Peter Barnett Memorial Award is given out annually and recognizes the advancements and technical excellence in the fields of electro-acoustics, speech, intelligibility and education in acoustics and electro-acoustics.
"Pat Brown’s contribution to electro-acoustics is measured by his gut level and study-enhanced understanding of audio and his remarkable teaching skills," commented Sam Wise, Institute of Acoustics.
Brown has contributed to education in acoustics and speech intelligibility through SynAudCon, an audio training company that has provide training on the principles of audio and acoustics for the last 20 years. As owner of Electro-acoustic Testing Company, Inc. (ETC), a company that measures loudspeakers to produce data files for use in room acoustics modeling programs, he has also developed methodologies and specifications that have influenced a number of industry standards regarding acoustics.
"It is an honor to receive the Peter Barnett Memorial Award from an institution as notable as the Institute of Acoustics," Brown said. "I haven’t invented anything new over my audio career. What I have tried to do is take essential audio practices, streamline them, and help incorporate them into the workflow of the general audio practitioner."
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