Press Release: Quiet Solution Deepens Involvement in Acoustical Society of America

Quiet Solution Deepens Involvement in Acoustical Society of America

CTO Tinianov Voted Chair of Technical Committee of Architectural Acoustics

SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quiet Solution announced today that it is increasing its participation in and enrichment of the field of acoustics. Dr. Brandon Tinianov, chief technology officer, has been elected by the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) as 2007-2010 chairman for the societys Technical Committee on Architectural Acoustics (TCAA). Dr. Tinianov has also been elected to ASAs College of Fellows.

ASA is the premier international scientific society in acoustics, with 7,000 members worldwide. They publish the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Acoustics Today magazine, and books and standards on acoustics. TCAA includes both academic and professional international experts, and has the distinction of being one of the most active technical committees of its type in the world. TCAA actively addresses socially important work on multifamily housing, classroom acoustics, speech privacy and healthcare acoustics.

ASA has an important leadership and public advocacy role that directly affects everyones comfort ranging from full enjoyment of a concert experience to promotion of good classroom acoustics for the sake of childrens learning, said Lou Sutherland, ASA Silver Medal winner and co-chair of the ANSI classroom acoustics committee. Ive known Brandon for years and cant think of a more qualified and dedicated person to advance the building acoustics mission.

Im looking forward to driving an activist, vocal approach to new standards in the science, said Dr. Tinianov. We plan to make a lot of noise about noise in our lives. New technologies and design approaches make it easier than ever to give building occupants the peace they deserve.

Dr. Tinianov is an important force behind our cleantech innovations, like QuietRock, and our EcoRock low-embodied energy drywall, said Steve Weiss, vice president of marketing for Quiet Solution. He carries a strong sense of customer first along with his science. And hes a great co-worker, too!

In addition to his current recognition, Dr. Tinianov is a LEED Accredited Professional and INCE Board Certified Noise Control Expert. He is an active member of the several green building and building sciences professional societies. Dr. Tinianov has eight issued patents and more than twenty pending applications.

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