Aalto Acoustics Lab

The Aalto Acoustics Lab is a multidisciplinary research center of the Aalto University.

The Acoustics Lab gathers professors and research teams from three different units: Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics, Department of Computer Science, and Department of Art and Media. Our research and teaching focus on audio processing and spatial sound technologies.

Visiting address: Otakaari 5E, Espoo, Finland

Mailing address: P.O. Box 13100, FI-00076 AALTO, Finland

The application period for Master's studies in Acoustics and Audio Technology is in December. The Acoustics and Audio Technology major is part of the CCIS Master's program at Aalto. 

You can book a visit to the Aalto Acoustics Lab through this form: Visit to Aalto Acoustics Lab (Autumn 2022)

Aalto University Acoustic Lab

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Aalto-yliopisto Töölö -rakennuksen lukusalin kaikuisuutta vähennettiin kesällä puun selluloosasta tehtävän ruiskutettavan kuitumassa avulla. Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto / Anna Berg
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An unobtrusive bio-based acoustic coating eliminates echoes and absorbs carbon

The cellulose-based material, which provides an alternative to traditional acoustic panels, was successfully tested in a protected building owned by Aalto University.
Muovinen tutkimuksessa käytetty pää, johon on kiinnitetty mikrofoni.
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New technology conveys the direction of sounds through hearing aids

A new signal processing model enables both accurate spatial sound reproduction and sound adjustment for people with hearing loss
Arni-huoneen seinissä on käännettävät paneelit. Huoneeseen sijoitettu pallokaiutin soittaa ääntä kaikkiin eri suuntiin, ja akustiikan ominaisuudet voidaan mitata useilla mikrofoneilla samanaikaisesti. Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto / Karolina Prawda
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The Rule of Two helps making spaces sound better

Researchers developed the new acoustic measurement technique in a room with more acoustic combinations than there are ants on Earth.
Man with audio device
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Aalto in 2021: Super hearing, a greenhouse that’s actually green, prospective astronauts, and lots more

A second pandemic year hasn’t slowed Aalto down. Read about what our community has been up to in 2021 — and learn something new!

Our research topics

Aalto Acoustics Lab Facilities

The Aalto Acoustics Lab has outstanding facilities for sound-related research, including three anchoic chambers, a listening room, sound-proof listening booths, a large amount of loudspeakers and headphones, and high-quality microphones and other measurement equipment.

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Multichannel chamber with 40 loudspeaker

Audio Examples, Demos & Software, Videos

Dissertations in Acoustics and Audio Signal Processing

This page lists doctoral dissertations in acoustics and audio signal processing, which have been conducted at the Aalto Acoustics Lab since the year 2010.

Master's Theses in Acoustics and Audio Technology

Six professors are supervising Master's thesis works in acoustics and audio technology at Aalto University: Tom Bäckström, Tapio Lokki, Ville Pulkki, Lauri Savioja, Sebastian J. Schlecht, and Vesa Välimäki.

Teaching at Aalto Acoustics Lab

Professors of the Aalto Acoustics Lab provide Master's level teaching in the major in Acoustics and Audio Technology, and doctoral courses in the research field of Acoustics and Audio Signal Processing. The application period for Master's studies in Acoustics and Audio Technology is from December 1, 2020 until January 4, 2021!

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Tapio Lokki luennoi konserttisalien akustiikasta

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