Assoc Professor John Davy


Adjunct Professor

School /
Work Unit

School of Science

Contact Details

+61 3 9925 1798


Building: 014
Level: 06
Room: 04A

City campus


Science, Engineering and Health

"Picture of John Davy"


  • BSc(Hons) La Trobe, PhD ANU
  • Member, Australian Mathematical Society
  • FELLOW, Australian Acoustical Society
  • MEMBER, American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers
  • MEMBER, Acoustical Society of America

Key activities

  • Adjunct Professor of RMIT University, building acoustics research

Research Interests

The prediction of diffuse field sound insulation, the directivity of sound insulation, the directivity of the radiation of sound from openings, , reverberant and anechoic sound fields, microphone turbulence screens, urban noise, building acoustics measurements.

Associate Professor John Davy is a member of the Acoustics research group.

Industry / professional / community involvement

  • Acoustic and Vibration Measurement Technical Advisory Committee of the National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia, Chairman since 2007, member since 2004.
  • Member of the Measurement Science and Technology Accreditation Advisory Committee of the National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia since 2007.
  • Member of European Cooperation in the Field of Scientific and Technical Research (COST) Action FP0702: “Net-acoustics for Timber based Lightweight Buildings and Elements” since 2009.
  • Australian representative on the International Standards Organisation working group ISO/TC 43/SC 2/WG 26 "Measurement of sound absorption in a reverberation room" since 2009.
  • Member of the Scientific Committees for the Sixth to Seventeenth International Congresses on Sound and Vibration from 1999 to 2010.
  • Member of the advisory committee for the Second International Symposium on Fan Noise, Senlis, France, 2003.

Recent publications

Recent Journal Publications