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Information about Prof. Jorge P. Arenas

IIAV Status:

President 2016-2018
Past Director 2003-2007, 2008-2012


Institute of Acoustics

Univ. Austral of Chile
Edif. 6000, Campus Miraflores
Casilla 567 Chile


+56 63 2221012


+56 63 2221013



Biographical Notes:

Jorge P. Arenas was born in Santiago, Chile in 1965. He received a degree in Acoustical Engineering in1988 and his MSc in Physics in 1996 both from Univ.Austral, Chile. In 2001, he obtained a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Auburn University in the USA. Dr. Arenas was one of the recipients of the 2000 Harry Merriwether Fellowship at Auburn University. He also gained professional experience at the Institute of Acoustics in Madrid, Spain and at the University of Southampton in the UK. Currently, he is Director of the Institute of Acoustics and Chair of the Graduate program in Engineering at Universidad Austral. He has also been a visiting lecturer in several universities of Spain, Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, Argentina, and Brazil. In addition, he has been actively co-operating as a consultant with industry and he has published several technical articles in international congresses and journals.
Dr. Arenas is a member of the International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration (IIAV) since 1995 and of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) since 1993. In ASA he has served as a member of the Technical Committee on Noise in several occasions. He is also a member of INCE and member of the Editorial Board of three journals, including the International Journal of Acoustics and Vibration. He has been a member of the scientific, organizing and international advisory committee of several international congresses including ICSV, Internoise, and FIA (Iberoamerican Federation of Acoustics). He also served as a member of the Board of Directors of IIAV (2008-2012) and Vicepresident for Communications of IIAV (2011-2014). He is currently the president of IIAV (2016-2018).

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