PE, INCE Bd. Cert., LEED AP
Nathan Sevener has been working in acoustical engineering for more than
17 years. He started his career at the London based engineering giant Ove Arup & Partners, where he became a Senior Consultant and Project Manager. Prior to founding Soundscape Engineering, he headed the Chicago area office of the Grand Rapids Michigan based Acoustics By Design, Inc.
He has applied his expertise in acoustics and vibration to a range of project types involving vibration assessment for laboratory buildings, building sound isolation and room acoustics, overhead paging and sound reinforcement system design, building services noise control, industrial noise control, and prediction of community noise impact.
Nathan has consulted on over 350 international and domestic projects. His work has encompassed university buildings, K-12 schools, corporate offices, courthouses, international airport terminals, hotel and residential buildings, hospitals and research institutes, performing arts and recording spaces, museums, and industrial facilities.
Nathan has taught at the Southern California Institute of Architecture in Los Angeles and in the College of Engineering at Valparaiso University in Indiana. He has been published and has presented technical papers for Sound & Vibration Magazine, the Acoustical Society of America, and the Institute of Noise Control Engineering. He has also presented at the Midwest Healthcare Engineering Conference and Trade Show and at the Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo.
He holds dual bachelor's degrees from Michigan Technological University and a Master degree from Pepperdine University. He is a licensed mechanical engineer in three States, a Board Certified Member of the Institute of Noise Control Engineering, and a LEED Accredited Professional.