The Noise and Vibration Laboratory conducts research into vehicular noise and vibration problems for industry and the public sector with specialist facilities and highly regarded expertise.
Our major field of research is associated with human response to sound and vibration, in particular the effects of vibration on the driver drowsiness and alertness.
- 2015 – Onward: Effects of Vibration on Driver Drowsiness and Alertness
- 2014 – Onward: Optimization of the Vehicle Interior Trim Sound Absorption: A New Porous Material Developed at RMIT AMP (Futuris Automotive Company, Australia), $100,000
- 2014 – Onward: Development of New Smartphone App for Characterising the Vehicle Squeak and Rattle Noise (General Motors Company, Australia and USA), $100,000
- 2013 – Onward: Development of a New Human Body FE Model for Vehicle Vibration (Excellerate Australia and NHK Company, Japan), $440,000
- 2013 – Onward: CAE Concept Modelling (Ford Motor Company), $200,000
- Neng (Kimi) Zhang (Effects of Vibration on Driver Drowsiness)
- Jiaxing Zhan (Development of a Self-Locking Gear for the Vehicle Seat Height Adjuster to Enhance Comfort)
- Ratchaphon (Tan) Ittianuwat (Development of New Method to predict the vehicle Vibration-Induced Discomfort)
- Yeong Kim (Development of a New Human Body FE Model for Vehicle Vibration)
- Zhengqing (James) Liu (Optimization of the Vehicle Interior Trim Sound Absorption)
- Olek Pogorilyi (Development of New Smartphone App for Characterising the Vehicle Squeak and Rattle Noise )
- Barney Piennar (Controlling of the Vehicle Seat Vibration Using Piezo-Actuators)