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Entertainment Engineering is a specialist subject group within the School of Electronics, Computing & Mathematics in the College of Engineering & Technology, University of Derby, UK.

On this site you can explore our teaching and research activities, including browsing the courses we currently offer, downloading software we’ve developed over the years, reading our staff blog posts and exploring what our graduates have gotten up to after graduating.

Feel free to get in touch regarding anything on the site. We’d love to hear from you!

Recent blog posts (click here for the full blog):

Derby academic featured on latest Sound Design Live podcast

Derby academic featured on latest Sound Design Live podcast

One of our academics, Adam Hill, recently sat down (virtually) with Nathan Lively from Sound Design Live to talk subwoofers, live event sound levels, audio signal decorrelation and Hunter S. Thompson. Follow the link below to listen to the podcast! Source: Do cardioid subwoofer arrays work underneath a stage? ...
Derby academic leads work on new AES Technical Document

Derby academic leads work on new AES Technical Document

University of Derby Associate Professor of Electroacoustics, Adam Hill, has recently completed work on a new AES Technical Document: AESTD1007.1.20-05 Understanding and Managing Sound Exposure and Noise Pollution at Outdoor Events (http://www.aes.org/technical/documents/AESTD1007_1_20_05.pdf). Adam led the working group as Chair of the AES Technical Committee on Acoustics and Sound Reinforcement. This report is intended to present ...
Jon Burton signs on as academic at Derby

Jon Burton signs on as academic at Derby

We are happy to announce that live sound legend, Jon Burton, has officially joined our full-time academic team here at Derby. Jon has spent over 30 years working as a touring engineer for bands such as The Prodigy, Biffy Clyro, Radiohead, Bombay Bicycle Club, Pulp, and many more. For those more lighting-inclined, Jon has even ...
Simon Lewis calls it a day after 44 years at Derby

Simon Lewis calls it a day after 44 years at Derby

Earlier this summer marked the last day of work for Simon Lewis, founder and long-time programme leader of our BSc (Hons) Sound, Light and Live Event Technology course here at the University of Derby. Simon was central in the development and launch of the program in the late-1990s and expertly guided the course through many ...

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