Elena Shabalina

d&b audiotechnik

Elena Shabalina received her degree in Physics, Radiophysics and Physical Acoustics from the Lomonosov State University of Moscow, Russia, in 2008 and her PhD in Physics from the Institute of Technical Acoustics RWTH Aachen University in Germany in 2012. During that time she also worked as a sound system and room acoustics designer in Moscow, Russia and taught acoustics and sound reinforcement at the Gnesin Academy of Music and the Russian Institute of Cinematography. She joined R&D department at d&b audiotechnik in 2012 where now she is responsible for Applied Research and supervising Masters and PhD students. Her research interests include physical acoustics, wave propagation in random media, outdoor sound propagation and noise control. Elena is vice-chair of the AES Technical Committee on Acoustics and Sound Reinforcement.