PLASA Focus Leeds 2018

2017 Speakers

Douglas Jones

Danley Sound Labs

Douglas Jones is Professor of Acoustics Emeritus and the founder of the Audio Arts and Acoustics department at Columbia College Chicago. He has worked in acoustics on 6 continents on projects ranging from radio stations in developing countries to internationally recognized recording studios. He is still waiting for that hot gig in Antarctica!
Doug is the author of Sound of Worship (Taylor and Francis 2010) a book that examines the relationship between theology and the acoustics of worship spaces. In addition Doug is a contributing author to the prestigious Handbook for Sound Engineers (Glen Ballou editor, Focal Press). Doug’s contributions have appeared in the third, fourth and fifth editions. In the fifth edition he authored chapters on Small Room Acoustics, Noise Control, Magnetic Recording, Loudspeaker Theory (co-authored with Tom Danley) and Acoustics of Worship Spaces.
He is also a studio musician, engineer and producer with numerous album credits. He performs regularly with a number of bands in the Chicago area, as well as weekly gigs playing Irish folk music.
Doug is currently employed at Danley Sound Labs where he is responsible for Danley University, the education arm of DSL, as well as product development and technical support. Doug is a member of the AES and the ASA.

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