Noise and Vibration in Machinery: Monitoring and Control seminar


Date: Thursday, 30 October 2008
Time: 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Venue: Khalifa University, Sharjah Campus, Sharjah RSVP: Dr. Mahmoud Al-Qutayri, 06-5611333,
Speaker: Speaker: Prof. Samir N. Y. Gerges Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Topics covered:

  • Rotating machines noise and vibration – Technology for acoustic noise reduction
  • Noise and vibration measurements – Rotating machine fault monitoring
  • Acoustic map by bemforming microphone array

Speaker Profile:

Prof. Samir Gerges is with the Laboratory of Acoustics and Vibration, Mechanical Engineering Department, Federal University of Santa Catarina in Brazil. His current interests include hearing protectors, experimental and numerical vibro-acoustics analysis for industrial and vehicle applications and general room acoustics. Founder of the Industrial Noise laboratory (LARI) at UFSC and supervisor of LARI. Founder member of the Brazilian Acoustical Society (SOBRAC) in 1983. Editor of the SOBRAC Journal. Founder member and currently Vice President of the Ibero-american Federation of Acoustics

FIA (A joint 7 acoustical societies: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Mexico, Portugal and Spain). He is a member of IIAV board director (Fellow member 1999), INCE (Professional recognition) and ASA fellow member. “Non-Tenured Faculty Awards” from 3M. Annual award from CIPA Brazilian journal for safety in 1999. Member of WHO organization – Geneva working group for elaborating a book on “Evaluation and Control of Noise Exposure in the Work Environment” and author of two chapters – 2001 edition. Member of ASA Ad-Hoc committee for 144 ASA meeting, 9th IMA and 3rd FIA congress which will be held in CANCUN in December 2002. Member of the editor board of the Journal of Building Acoustics and International Journal of Acoustics and Vibration. Member of the international advisory committee of I-INCE. Elected Member of ICA board director open seat. President ICA 2008-2010 ( Internoise 2005 organizer. Member of ISO group in Hearing Protectors. Member of Board of director of I-INCE. He has published a book “RuĂ­do: Fundamentos e Controle” in the Portuguese and in Spanish languages. Author of the book “Vehicles Noise and Vibration, 2005. He has more than 90 papers in indexed journals and 370 paper in congresses related to noise and vibration.

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