Beranek, Leo Leroy, 1914-....

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Acoustician and authority on acoustical science. Co-founder of Bolt, Beranek and Newman Inc. of Cambridge, MA; president 1953-1969, director 1953-1983. Taught at Harvard, 1940-1946; Associate Professor of Communication Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1947-1959, and lecturer, 1959-1981. Fellow in American Physical Society, Acoustical Society of America, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Audio Engineering Society. Contributions in the fields of physical acoustics, psychoacoustics, architectural acoustics, electroacoustics, systems research and noise control.

From the description of Interview with Leo Beranek, [videorecording] recorded by Joseph Leary; 1998 April 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81360296

Acoustician and authority on acoustical science. Co-founder of Bolt, Beranek and Newman Inc. of Cambridge, MA; president 1953-1969, director 1953-1983. Taught at Harvard, 1940-1946; Associate Professor of Communication Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1947-1959, and lecturer, 1959-1981. Fellow in American Physical Society, Acoustical Society of America, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Audio Engineering Society.

From the description of Oral history interview with Leo Leroy Beranek, 1989 September 30 and October 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154306452

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creatorOf Hunt, Frederick V. Oral history interview with Frederick Vinton Hunt, 1964 December 18. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Stevens, Kenneth N., 1924-. Oral History interview with Kenneth Stevens, 2001 February 13. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Philip McCord Morse papers, 1927-1980 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Institute Archives and Special Collections
creatorOf Beranek, Leo Leroy, 1914-. Interview with Leo Beranek, [videorecording] recorded by Joseph Leary; 1998 April 14. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Cox, Jerome R., 1925-. Oral history interview with Jerome R. Cox, Jr., 2006. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
referencedIn Miller, Laymon N. Some anecdotes and recollections about Acoustical Society Presidents whom I have known, 2004 July 4. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Papers, 1920-1995. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Beranek, Leo Leroy, 1914-. Oral history interview with Leo Leroy Beranek, 1989 February 26. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Acoustical Society of America. Meeting (85th: 1973 : Boston, Mass.). F. V. Hunt memorial session I [sound recording] : engineering and architectural acoustics; 1973 April 12. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Beranek, Leo Leroy, 1914-. Oral history interview with Leo Leroy Beranek, 1989 September 30 and October 28. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
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associatedWith Acoustical Society of America. Meeting (85th: 1973 : Boston, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith American Academy of Arts and Sciences. corporateBody
associatedWith Bolt, Beranek, and Newman, inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Bolt, Richard H. person
associatedWith Cox, Jerome R., 1925- person
associatedWith Harvard University. corporateBody
associatedWith Hunt, Frederick V. person
associatedWith Lang, William W., person
associatedWith Levin, Harry, 1912-1994 person
associatedWith Licklider, J.C.R. person
associatedWith Lincoln Laboratory. corporateBody
associatedWith Massachusetts Institute of Technology. corporateBody
associatedWith Miller, Laymon N. person
associatedWith Morse, Philip McCord, 1903-1985 person
associatedWith Newman, Robert B. (Robert Bradford), 1917-1983. person
associatedWith Purcell, Jack, person
associatedWith Stevens, Kenneth N., 1924- person
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Sound--Societies, etc
Electro-acoustics
Acoustics
Computers--History
Noise control--History
Acoustical engineering
Airplane Sounds
Speech
Airplanes--Noise
Sound
Noise pollution
Architectural acoustics
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Internet
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