Dr. Zannin earned his BSc in Mechanical Engineering from the Federal University of Santa Catarina–UFSC, Brazil, in 1985, and his MSc in Mechanical Engineering, area of concentration of Acoustics and Vibrations, from the same university in 1991, under the guidance of Prof. PhD Samir N. Y. Gerges. His PhD was awarded by the Technische Universität Berlin – Institut für Technische Akustik, Germany, in 1996, under the guidance of Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Manfred Heckl. He is Full Professor at the Federal University of Paraná, Brazil and Coordinator of the Laboratory of Environmental and Industrial Acoustics and Acoustic Comfort – LAAICA. He is the editor of the book Noise and Ergonomics in the Workplace, and the author of ninety scientific articles in the field of environmental noise and acoustic comfort in the built environment, most of them published in international journals. He has also published 17 book chapters in the area of Acoustics, and presented 58 papers at national and international scientific conferences. He has supervised 27 master’s theses, three of them co-supervised, as well as six doctoral theses, two of them co-supervised. He has also supervised 30 undergraduate research projects. He is a member of the EAA – European Acoustic Association and of the German Acoustical Society (DEGA). He is also a level 1“B” researcher of CNPq – National Council for Scientific and Technological Development, a branch of Brazil’s Ministry of Science and Technology.
Paulo Henrique Trombetta Zannin
Environmental and Industrial Acoustics and Acoustical Comfort, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Federal University of Paraná, Brazil