Dr. Madaras has over 25 years of experience and education in acoustics and architecture. His graduate education includes:
Ph.D. Doctorate in Architectural Acoustics (University of Florida)
M.Arch. Master of Architecture (Kent State University)
M.B.A. Master of Business Administration (Northern Illinois University)
Throughout his professional career in architectural acoustics he has learned from some of the master acousticians of the past two decades and worked for some of the industry’s leading companies.
PMK Consultants (Pelton Marsh
Partner & Acoustics Discipline Leader
RPG Diffusor Systems (
Applications Consultant & Sales Manager
Senior Acoustics Consultant
Jaffe Holden (
Dr. Madaras’ project experience includes a wide variety of educational, cultural, civic, hospitality, worship, corporate, residential and entertainment facilities. His projects range in size from Ferrari World, the first Ferrari branded F1 racetrack & amusement park in Abu Dhabi, UAE ( www.yasisland.ae ) to his neighbor’s low-budget, basement recording studio.
Dr. Madaras has been awarded the Robert B. Newman Award for Merit in Architectural Acoustics and his research has won an award from the Institute of Noise Control Engineering. His work in architectural acoustics has been featured in periodicals such as Architecture Magazine, Progressive Architecture, World Book’s Science Year, Pro AV magazine and Chicago Architect magazine. He has presented numerous papers at ASA, AES, ACSA, AIA, CSI, INCE & USITT professional meetings. He is a full member of the Acoustical Society of America and an Associate Member of the American Institute of Architects.