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 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 usually in December.

Aalto University Acoustic Lab

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Professor Tapio Lokki / Aalto University / School of Electrical Engineering / Acoustics / Image: Patrik Strenström
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Professor Tapio Lokki knows the best concert halls in the world

Tapio Lokki, Professor at the Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics, is known for his significant research work on concert hall acoustics.
Testing guitar signals at the Aalto Acoustics Lab
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Deep learning can fool listeners by imitating any guitar amplifier

A study from the Aalto Acoustics Lab demonstrates that digital simulations of guitar amplifiers can sound just like the real thing. The implications are that as the software models continue to improve, they can replace traditional analogue guitar amplifiers, which are bulky, fragile and expensive.
people at anechoic chamber in the aalto university acoustics lab photo benoit alary
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The quietest place in Finland - Acoustics Lab renovation is complete

The laboratory and its office facilities were thoroughly refurbished.
professor Habets and professor  Schlecht holding the best paper award certificate
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Best Paper Award for Acoustics Lab Professor Sebastian J. Schlecht at WASPAA conference

The award was received at IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics. The study solves a more than fifty-year-old problem in artificial reverberation

Our research topics

The 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

Learn more about our Dissertations in Acoustics and audio signal processing

Master´s Theses in Acoustics and Audio Technology

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

Teaching at Acoustic 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 2, 2019 until January 3, 2020!

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Tapio Lokki luennoi konserttisalien akustiikasta

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