Explanation of Members Areas of Professional Practice
The above is a listing of Members by "self nominated" areas of acoustic practice. They have
- recognised professional qualifications appropriate to their field of work;
- have current MAAS or FAAS designation and are in good standing with the Society;
- have been actively working in the field of acoustics at a professional level for a number of years; and
- are bound by the AAS Code of Ethics to not practice outside their area of competence.
The listing is provided for information only. It is not an endorsement of any members competence or professional expertise. It is incumbent on the user of this information to make their own assessment of the abilities of the member to be able to carry out the work in a professional manner.
The register of nominated areas of professional practice relies on the honesty of members to provide correct information and to abide by the Society Code of Ethics. Members must register their areas of professional practice annually to ensure the list is always correct. The Society is not responsible for errors or omissions in the register of member's areas of professional practice.
The Society may reject an application for inclusion on the register of nominated areas of professional practice and may remove a member's name from the register.
The field of acoustics is extremely broad; it covers areas as diverse as vibration, psychoacoustics, bioacoustics, music, entertainment, environmental or occupational noise, building acoustics, underwater and medical imaging to list some.
It must be recognised that the Society is not accrediting the member. The Society is not responsible for any errors or inaccurate details provided by members and included in this list. The information supplied by members has been published by the Society in good faith. Any person making use of this information should undertake due diligence enquiries of their own to ensure that the skills claimed by the individual are sufficient and relevant to their requirements and individual circumstances before commissioning work or acting on the advice given.