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 in December.

Aalto University Acoustic Lab

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 Äänen viivettä on tutkittu Suomen hiljaisimmassa huoneessa Otaniemessä sijaitsevassa kaiuttomassa huoneessa.  Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto / Mikko Raskinen
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The human ear detects half a millisecond delay in sound

Researchers discover how accurately the human ear can detect time delay in sounds in different frequencies.
Superkuulon toteuttava laite. Pallon pinnalla on kuusi ultraäänille herkkää mikrofonia. Ultraäänet toistetaan kuulokkeisiin niin, että kuulija havaitsee äänilähteen suunnan oikein. Kuva: Ville Pulkki / Aalto-yliopisto
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Anyone can get super-hearing

New audio technique can track bats in flight and help localise sources of ultrasonic sound.
Leffateatterin akustiikka tallennettiin erikoismikrofonilla. Kuva: Janne Riionheimo / Aalto-yliopisto
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Cinema acoustics can modify substantially the soundscape of a movie

Carefully mixed music can sound stuffy or the clarity of speech may suffer, noticed researchers of Acoustics at Aalto University.
Amsterdamin konserttisali
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Can you identify which concert hall this music is being played in? Test to see

Study shows music volume has a major impact on how the listener experiences the acoustics of a concert hall

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 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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