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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 ranked 3rd in the world for Entertainment Engineering

Derby ranked 3rd in the world for Entertainment Engineering

In a feature for CEO World Magazine, our Entertainment Engineering subject area was ranked 3rd best in the world and 1st within the UK (the only non-American university to make the list) for Entertainment Engineering courses. Our courses are built on a strong science and engineering foundation while drawing from numerous aspects of the arts ...
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 ...

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