Robert J Cook, Acoustical ConsultantRobert J Cook

Bachelor of Science in Physics and Mathematics, University of Arizona and Graduate Studies in Acoustics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


  • Acoustical Society of America
  • American Institute of Physics
  • America Society of Testing and Materials
  • National Council of Acoustical Consultants
  • American Council for the Arts
  • Noise Control Institute
  • Publications and Presentations
  • Acoustics in the Open Plan Office, Landscape Users Group- July 1981
  • Architectural Acoustics, Birmingham Chapter, AIA, April 1970
  • Model Noise Ordinance, Horry County, South Carolina, 1984
  • Noise Control in Mechanical Systems, North Carolina Acoustical Society, May 1984


Mr Cook founded Robert J Cook Consultants in 1971. He began his career in acoustics earlier with the John Manville Corporation where he was in charge of sales and product development in the southeastern US including the development of new products for sound control and noise isolation.

He spent 4 years as a consultant and instructor to the Architectural Design School, North Carolina State University in Raleigh. Students were taught room acoustics, mechanical noise reduction and sound isolation systems.

Mr' Cooks experience includes key roles in the acoustical design of major performance arts facilities in the southeastern US. Included in this group are musical theaters, large community facilities, church sanctuary and activity centers, high school auditoriums and speech facilities for corporate clients.

  • He has designed open plan office facilities for a number of multi-national corporations.
  • His experience in the area of environmental noise control assessment includes numerous airport and aircraft noise studies.
  • He has written or modified noise ordinance for municipal governments.
  • In the industrial area, he has designed large enclosures, anocohic test rooms and produced noise abatement programs at many large facilities.
  • He has worked in the design and development of acoustical products for several manufacturers in the US.
  • He is currently listed with the Technical Advisory Service for Attorneys as an expert in acoustics and is a member of the Technical Knowledge Services, Minneapolis, MN.

Cook Acoustical Consultants can give you the expertise you need to ensure that your project delivers the sound quality you need.