Professsor Doug Jones Wins 2006 TEF Heyser Award
Feb 24, 2006 11:39 AM
Each year at the National System Contractors Association Expo Show the TEF Advisory Committee presents the TEF Heyser Award to an individual whose work with Time Delay Spectrometry (TDS) has significantly advanced professionalism in the Audio Industry.
2006 is the 9th annual award of the TEF Heyser Award and Professor Jones’ work has followed in the esteemed tradition of past recipients including Gerald Stanley, Don & Carolyn Davis, Eugene Patronis, Don Keele, Don Eger, Farrell Becker, Chips Davis and Helmuth Kolbe.
Professor Jones is the founding Chairman of the Department of Audio Arts & Acoustics at Columbia College in Chicago and in that capacity his department has taught acoustics and acoustical measurement to an entire generation of students. He has been active in recording and in recording studio design for over 20 years, and has a Master’s Degree from Columbia College. He is a member of the Acoustical Society of America where he serves on various Committees and his work has appeared in the IEEE Proceedings and in monthly columns in Live Sound International magazine. He has served as Sr. Instructor for Advanced Classes on TEF measurement and Intelligibility. In 2003 he established the Heyser archives at Columbia College in order to preserve the papers of Richard Heyser and other important individuals in the audio community.
Blair McNair, Chairman of the TEF Advisory Committee stated “it is a pleasure to be able to announce that Doug Jones is the recipient of the 2006 Award. His work in the recording arts and gifts as a teacher have honored Richard Heyser’s legacy and contributed to a greater understanding of his work”.
The award presentation will be presented during the annual SYN-AUD-CON party and will be open to attendees at the NSCA Show.
More information on the award is available from Gold Line www.gold-line.com.