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David Swanson

Research Professor


  • Applied Research Laboratory
  • Acoustics
  • Center for Acoustics and Vibration

5800A ARL Building


Interest Areas:

Active noise control, Intelligent sensor networks, Structural acoustics, Sound propagation, Acoustic pattern recognition, Machinery health prognostics, Chemical and biological sensing.






The Center for Acoustics and Vibration performs basic and applied research in vibration and acoustics, supports graduate education, and transfers technology to U.S. industry and government. The center includes faculty, graduate students, and staff in laboratories throughout the College of Engineering and at the Applied Research Lab. These laboratories perform both disciplinary and cross-disciplinary research in areas related to acoustics and vibration.

Center for Acoustics and Vibrations

College of Engineering

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802