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2018-01-30/ Bruel Gold Medal Crocker

Per Bruel Gold Medal for Noise Control and Acoustics awarded to Malcolm J. Crocker


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2018-01-30 / Bruel Gold Medal Crocker

The Per Bruel Gold Medal for Noise Control and Acoustics was established in 1987 in honor of D. Per Bruel, who pioneered the development of sophisticated noise and vibration measuring and processing equipment. The medal recognizes eminent achievement and extraordinary merit in the field.
Malcolm Crocker, PhD, distinguished university professor emeritus at Auburn University in Alabama, is recognized for promoting international collaboration, education and the dissemination of knowledge in noise control and acoustics through the formation of professional organizations, the establishment of journals and congress series, and the creation of reference volumes for practitioners.
Dr. Crocker joined Auburn in 1983 as head of mechanical engineering department. He was promoted to distinguished university professor in 1990 and has been an emeritus professor since 2011. Dr. Crocker has made significant contributions in acoustical fields including finite element analysis, muffler design, statistical energy analysis, transmission loss of partitions and sound intensity measurements.

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