Kenneth A. Cunefare, Ph.D.
Dr. Cunefare has been involved in acoustics, noise and vibration consulting since 1991. He has experience in: environmental noise assessment; community noise impact assessment; commercial, industrial, and residential noise control; noise dosimetry and hearing conservation programs; and vibration analysis and control. Additionally, he is an expert in the qualification of hemi-anechoic and full-anechoic acoustic test chambers, as well as reverberation rooms. He has served as an expert witness in cases involving noise-related land-use suitability and noise annoyance. His clients have included Louisiana-Pacific, Georgia Power, Ford Motor Company, Troutman Sanders, Wilmer Hale, Columbia Residential, NorSouth Development, and numerous others.
Dr. Cunefare received a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in acoustics from the Pennsylvania State University in 1990. He received the Acoustical Society of America’s Hunt Fellowship to perform post-doctoral research at the Technical University of Berlin, Institute of Technical Acoustics. He joined the Mechanical Engineering faculty of the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1991, where he teaches classes in acoustics, noise control, vibrations, and design. Dr. Cunefare serves as the Professor in Charge of the Integrated Acoustic Laboratory, a state of the art facility dedicated to acoustics and vibrations. Dr. Cunefare is a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America and of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and is a member of the Institute of Noise Control Engineering, and SAE International.
Dr. Cunefare holds two patents.