Jean-Marc Wunderli will be in charge of the "Acoustics/ Noise Control" lab at Empa in Dübendorf. He succeeds Kurt Eggenschwiler.
From 1 June 2019, Jean-Marc Wunderli will take over as head of Empa’s "Acoustics / Noise Control" lab in Dübendorf. The researcher has been working at Empa since 1994, among other things as group leader and later as deputy lab head. He succeeds Kurt Eggenschwiler, who will reduce his workload in the course of a sliding retirement and will continue to work at Empa as "Senior Scientist".
Jean-Marc Wunderli studied environmental engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich and completed his dissertation at the Technical University Berlin in 2007. Since 2009 he has been teaching at the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering and since 2015 at the Department of Architecture at ETH Zurich. His areas of expertise include the development of acoustic source and propagation models as well as the study of the effects of noise on humans and their health with a focus on rail, road and air traffic.