Harold Marshall (acoustician)
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|Sir Harold Marshall|
|Born||September 15, 1931|
|Fields||Architecture, Physics, Acoustics|
|Institutions||University of Auckland
Marshall Day Acoustics
|Alma mater||University of Auckland
University of Southampton
|Doctoral students||Michael Barron|
|Known for||Room acoustics
|Notable awards||Wallace Clement Sabine Medal (1995)
Rayleigh Medal (2015)
He is Professor Emeritus of the University of Auckland School of Architecture, and co-founder of Marshall Day Acoustics Ltd in 1981 with Chris Day. He currently resides in Auckland New Zealand, and continues work with Marshall Day Acoustics as a group consultant.
He is recognised internationally for his contribution to concert hall design, in particular his seminal work with Mike Barron on the importance of lateral reflections.
- Marshall was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand in 1994. He also holds Fellowships in the Acoustical Society of America and the New Zealand Institute of Architects.
- In 1995 he was awarded the Wallace Clement Sabine Medal by the Acoustical Society of America for his contributions to the field of architectural acoustics, and design of concert halls.
- In 2006 he received the Gold Medal of the Acoustical Foundation of India.
- In 2008 he received the title of Knight of the New Zealand Order of Merit.
- In 2013 he received the Pickering Medal from the Royal Society of New Zealand.
- In 2015 he received the Rayleigh Medal from the Institute of Acoustics.
- "The Symphonic Hall". Philharmonie de Paris. Retrieved 27 February 2016.
- "List of Fellows". Royal Society of New Zealand. Retrieved 27 February 2016.
- "ASA Fellows elected from 1971 to 1984". Acoustical Society of America. Retrieved 27 February 2016.
- "FNZIA Fellows". New Zealand Institute of Architects. Retrieved 27 February 2016.
- "Wallace Clement Sabine Award - 1995 - A. Harold Marshall". Acoustical Society of America. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
- "ISRA 2013 Keynote Speakers". Canadian Acoustical Association. Retrieved 27 February 2016.
- "Current members". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet New Zealand. Retrieved 27 February 2016.
- "Recipients". Royal Society of New Zealand. Retrieved 27 February 2016.
- "Sir Harold Marshall Receives Highest Honour In Acoustics". Institute of Acoustics. Retrieved 27 February 2016.