AES Member Profile

Pavel Ignatov

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Audio Fields:

  • Acoustics, Psychoacoustics, Hearing - Architectural Acoustics
  • Broadcasting - Television Sound
  • Live Sound - Concert Sound
  • Acoustics, Psychoacoustics, Hearing - Measurement and Instrumentation
  • Acoustics, Psychoacoustics, Hearing - Musical Acoustics
  • Product Design & Manufacturing - Research & Development
  • Libraries, Governments, Cultural Institutions - Forensics
  • Educational Institutions - Educator
  • Other: sound engineering

Job Duties:

  • Owner/Director
  • Acoustic Consultant
  • Dealer/Distributor/Representative
  • Educator
  • Forensics
  • Researcher
  • Sales/Marketing Person
  • Sound Designer


Researcher, acoustician, PhD in sound engineering
Author of more than 45 scientific articles

Non-AES Awards & Award Nominations

Honours degree in sound engineering, winner of grants for performances with scientific reports on various conventions,
nominal award from the Government of St. Petersburg

Education Background

Saint-Petersburg University
of Humanities and Social Sciences

Speciality: Sound engineering
Honours degree

Postgraduate study
Saint-Petersburg University
of Humanities and Social Sciences

Speciality: Art history
Ph.D. in sound engineering
Honours degree
Dissertation advisor Dr. Irina Aldoshina

Employment History

2001 - Present
AES (Audio Engineering Society)
Chair of St. Petersburg Student AES Section
2013 - Secretary of St. Petersburg AES Section

2003 — Present
Saint-Petersburg University
of Humanities and Social Sciences

Senior lecturer at multimedia and sound engineering department
- Teaching video and sound processing disciplines:
Digital signal processing, acoustic sound engineering basics, musical acoustics, providing acoustic environment (open and enclosed spaces), multi-timbral programming, sound design of multimedia programs;
- Creation and implementation of modern teaching techniques, curriculum development of the specified disciplines;
- Participation with scientific reports at interacademic, international conferences and AES congresses;
- Audio feedback organisation and control of interactive webcasting under the scheme of the Polycom remote training program;
- Taking part at the International educational forums (Germany, Spain, France).

2007 - 2008
The International IT company "Alango" (
Head of the marketing and business development department

- Business relations management;
- Organisation of exhibitions and presentations;
- Analysis of innovative sound technologies implementation of digital signals processing devices;
- Technical documentation drafting and translation;
-Sound signal quality support;

2009 — 2010
The Speech Technology Center (STC) (
Head of voice biometrics research group
2010 -- 2012
Head of Science and Methodology Department

- Training base formation for the output products, training course organization;
- Development of business relations with clients;
- Research activity in the following directions: noise cancellation, voice database management and automatic speakers' search;
-Expert activity;

2012 - Present
Saint-Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics

Associate Professor at speech information system department (
- Teaching sound processing disciplines:
acoustic basics,
speech production,
voice identification,
speech enhancement,
- Creation and implementation of modern teaching techniques, curriculum development of the specified disciplines;
- Participation with scientific reports at international conferences and congresses;

2012 - Present


- Provider of innovative acoustic solutions
- Service management in field of examination of room acoustic, noise and vibration tasks, standards compliance, scientific researches

- Modeling and measurements software distribution, audio equipment supply

Related Experience

University of Colorado at Denver (USA) (
Faculty of Arts and Media, sound engineering, multimedia, forensic audio, training
- International certificate of Denver University (UCD, the USA)

Advanced training courses of sound engineering, The Bonch-Bruevich Saint-Petersburg State University of Telecommunications (
- Certificate.

International firm ADA - Acoustic Design Ahnert (Germany)
- Certificate of ADA room acoustic expert (2006)
- Practice in ADA (2007)

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