Douglas Kennedy has provided consulting services exclusively in acoustics and vibration since 1971. Throughout his career, Doug has acquired extensive experience in many areas including architectural acoustics, industrial noise control and environmental noise assessment. In addition, he has developed specialized expertise in the field of shipboard noise control.
His work in architectural acoustics has covered a wide range of projects including hotels, hospitals, schools, sports and fine arts facilities. His experience in the industrial sector includes waste water treatment plants, pumping stations, hydroelectric power plants and wide variety of other industrial facilities.
Environmental noise studies have formed a major part of Doug’s professional career. He has been particularly active in the transportation field, having participated in many aircraft noise assessments, both civilian and military, as well as road traffic noise assessments. He has also served as a technical advisor on noise to Federal Environmental Assessment Review Panels.
Doug’s involvement in the marine industry began in the early 1970s with noise control work on towboats. This progressed to his consulting on Coast Guard and Fisheries vessels as well as a variety of ferries, including high-speed catamaran vessels. He has provided advice on shipboard noise control to naval architects and shipyards on both commercial and naval projects throughout Canada and the United States.