Publications

Book Chapters

  1. M. Hodgson, “Empirical Prediction of Speech Levels and Reverberation in Classrooms” in Collected Papers in Building Acoustics (Multi-Science Publishers) (2009).
  2. W. Y. Yang and M. Hodgson, “Optimum Reverberation for Speech Intelligibility for Normal and Hearing-Impaired Listeners in Realistic Classrooms using Auralization” in Collected Papers in Building Acoustics (Multi-Science Publishers) (2009).

Journal Articles (last five years)

  1. I. Scannell, M. Hodgson, J. García Moreno Villarreal, R. Gifford, “The role of acoustics in the perceived suitability of, and well-being in, informal learning spaces”, Env. Behav., in press Jan 2016.
  2. P. Jahangiri, B. Logawa,  R. Korehei, M. Hodgson,  D. M. Martinez,  J. A. Olson, “On acoustic properties of foam formed cellulose based materials”, Nordic Pulp & Paper J.,  31(1) 16-21 (2016).
  3. A. Summan and M. Hodgson, “Acoustical evaluation of high-school Technology Education Shops”, Build. Acoust. 22(1) 45-64 (2015).
  4. M. Connelly and M. Hodgson, “Experimental investigation of the sound absorption characteristics of vegetated roofs’, Build. & Env. 92, 335-346 (2015).
  5. C. Bibby and M. Hodgson, “Laboratory measurement of the acoustical and airflow performance of interior natural-ventilation openings and silencers”, Appl. Acoust. 82, 15-22 (2014).
  6. C. Bibby and M. Hodgson, “Acoustical and airflow performance of interior natural-ventilation openings and silencers: characterization and application to existing test results”, Int. J. Vent. 12(3) 211-222 (2013).
  7. M. Hodgson, S. Daltrop, R. Peterson and P. Benedict, “Compliance and vegetated-barrier acoustical testing in a purpose-built sound-transmission suite”, Noise Cont. Eng. J. 61(5) 481-486 (2013).
  8. C. Bibby and M. Hodgson, “Theoretical analysis of lined-duct attenuation for natural-ventilation-silencer design”, Can. Acoust. 41(3) 15-22 (2013).
  9. Y. Lei and M. Hodgson, “Prediction of the effectiveness of a sound-masking system in an open-plan office including the Lombard Effect”, Acta Acust. u. Acust. 99(5) 729-736 (2013).
  10. C. Bibby and M. Hodgson, “Field measurement of the acoustical and airflow performance of interior natural-ventilation openings and silencers”, Build. Env. 67, 265–273 (2013).
  11. M. Connelly and M. Hodgson, “Experimental investigation of the sound transmission of vegetated roofs”, Appl. Acoust. 74, 1136-1143 (2013).
  12. C. Bibby and M. Hodgson, “Prediction of factors affecting speech privacy between rooms and the effect of ventilation openings”, Appl. Acoust. 74(4) 585–590 (2013).
  13. M. Hodgson and A. Khaleghi, “Factors affecting ventilation and acoustical quality in a sustainably-designed and in conventional buildings – a pilot study”, J. Build. Acoust. 19(4) 313-325 (2012).
  14. S. Daltrop and M. Hodgson, “Scale-model investigation of the effects of surface absorption and nearby foliage on noise barrier performance”, Can. Acoust. 40(4) 41-47 (2012)
  15. C. Bibby and M. Hodgson, “Characterizing and improving the acoustical performance of profiled architectural surfaces”, Applied Acoust. 72(11) 889-898 (2011).
  16. M. Nahid and M. Hodgson, Prediction of optimal conditions for verbal-communication quality in eating establishments”, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 129(4) 2005-2014 (2011).
  17. M. Hodgson, “Evaluation and control of acoustical environments in ‘green’ (sustainable) buildings”, Can. Acoust. 39(1) 11-21 (2011) – invited paper.
  18. Z. Razavi, M. Richter, M. Hodgson and A. Khaleghi, “Acoustical improvements with natural air ventilations in the Liu Institute for Global Issues at the University of British Columbia”, J. Green Build. 6(1) 114-122 (2011).
  19. W. McKellin, K. Shahin, K. Pichora-Fuller, M. Hodgson and J. Jamieson, “Noisy zones of proximal development:  Conversation and collaborative learning in noisy classrooms”, J. Sociolinguistics 15(1) 65-93 (2011).

Conference Papers with Proceedings Summary (last three years)

  1. M. Hasan and M. Hodgson, “Finite-element modelling of a reverberation room: Effect of room size and shape on measurement accuracy”, Canadian Acoustics 43(3) 34-35 (2015) [Acoustics Week in Canada, Halifax].
  2. Md M. Hasan and M. Hodgson, “Reverberation-room measurement assuming a diffuse sound field: reviewing standards and reality”, Proc. Internoise 2015, San Francisco (2015).
  3. V. V. Shankar and M. Hodgson, “Optimal design of duct openings in naturally-ventilated buildings”, Proc. Internoise 2015, San Francisco (2015).
  4. M. Hodgson, K. Bartlett, L. Scannell, “Evaluation of objective and subjective indoor-environmental quality in health-care office facilities”, IBPC6, Torino, Italy (2015).
  5. M. Hodgson, C. Bibby, V. Vasudevan Shankar, “Optimal design of interior natural-ventilation silencers”, IBPC6, Torino, Italy (2015).
  6. A. Salimian, R. Korehei, M. Hodgson, M. Martinez, J. Olson, “Origami engineering and novel acoustical 3D-paper products”, Fibre 2015, Montreal (2015).
  7. U. Schramm, S. Mallory-Hill, M. Ouf, M. Hodulak, A. Kato, S. Mori, R. Walden, C. Fontana, L. Scannell, A.-M. Chu, M. Hodgson, C. Brown, M. Gorgolewski, A. Turcato, K. Bartlett, “Building Performance Evaluation Research Projects and Case Studies from around the World”, IBPE Symposium comprising six papers, EDRA46, Los Angeles (2015).
  8. L. Scannell, M. Hodgson, K. Bartlett, A.-M. Chu, S. Mallory-Hill, M. Ouf, C. Brown, M. Gorgolewski, “Objective and subjective evaluation of acoustics and lighting in Canadian green buildings”, EDRA46, Los Angeles (2015).
  9. S. Mallory-Hill, L. Scannell, A.-M. Chu, M. Hodgson, C. Brown, M. Gorgolewski, A. Turcato, “Integrative research process – opportunities, challenges, and good practices in Canadian green building performance evaluation”, EDRA46, Los Angeles (2015).
  10. K. Bartlett, C. Brown, A.-M. Chu, G. Ebrahimi, M. Gorgolewski, M. Hodgson, M. Issa, S. Mallory-Hill, M. Ouf, L. Scannell, A. Turcato, “Do our green buildings perform as intended?”, Proc. SB14, Barcelona (2014).
  11. M. Hodgson, “Optimal design of silencers for internal natural-ventilation openings in sustainable buildings”, 12e Congrès Français d’Acoustique (CFA 2014), Poitiers, France (2014) – invited keynote paper. M. Hodgson and A. Summan, “Acoustical evaluation of technology educational shops”, Proc. Inter-Noise 2013, Innsbruck, Austria (2013)- invited paper.
  12. M. Hodgson, “Acoustics and noise control education at the University of British Columbia (UBC)”, Proc. Inter-Noise 2013, Innsbruck, Austria (2013)- invited paper.
  13. A. Summan and M. Hodgson, “Acoustical characteristics of Technology Educational Shops in BC”, Proc. 13th ICA, Montreal, (2013).
  14. Y. Lei and M. Hodgson, “Prediction of the effectiveness of a sound-masking system in an open-plan office including the Lombard Effect”, Proc. 13th ICA, Montreal, (2013).
  15. V. Vasudevan Shankar and M. Hodgson, “Design and testing of a door-grille silencer”, Proc. 13th ICA, Montreal, (2013).
  16. M. Hodgson, S. Daltrop, R. Peterson and P. Benedict, “Compliance and vegetated-barrier acoustical testing in a purpose-built sound-transmission suite”, Proc. 13th ICA, Montreal, (2013).
  17. B. Logawa and M. Hodgson, “Improving the sound absorption of CLT panels using Helmholtz resonators”, FIBRE Conference, Cornwall, May 2013.
  18. G. Astrakianakis, M. Hodgson, P. Ratner and H. Sbihi, “Measuring the psychological and physiological effects of acoustical environments on nurses in British Columbia healthcare facilities”, Proc. X-2012, Edinburgh (2012).
  19. G. Astrakianakis, M. Hodgson, P. Ratner and H. Sbihi, “Measuring the psychological and physiological effects of acoustical environments on nurses in British Columbia healthcare facilities”, Proc. X-2012, Edinburgh (2012).
  20. B. Yousefzadeh and M. Hodgson, “Energy- and wave-based beam-tracing prediction of room-acoustical parameters using different boundary conditions”, Proc. Inter-Noise 2012, New York (2012).
  21. C. Bibby and M. Hodgson, “Measurement of the acoustical and airflow performance of interior natural-ventilation openings/silencers”, Proc. Inter-Noise 2012, New York (2012).
  22. M. Connelly and M. Hodgson, “Laboratory-based experimental investigation of the acoustical characteristics of vegetated roofs”, Proc. EURONOISE 2012, Prague, 746-751 (2012).
  23. C. Bibby and M. Hodgson, “Measurement and prediction of the acoustical and airflow performance of existing interior natural ventilation openings/silencers”, Proc. EURONOISE 2012, Prague, 722-727 (2012).
  24. B. Yousefzadeh and M. Hodgson, “Energy- and wave-based beam-tracing prediction of room-acoustical parameters using different boundary conditions”, Proc. Acoustics 2012 Conference, Nantes, France, 1423-1428 (2012).
  25. S. Daltrop and M. Hodgson, “Field investigation of the effects of vegetation on the performance of roadside noise barriers, Proc. Acoustics 2012 Conference, Nantes, France, 4091-4096 (2012).

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