Seth Harrison

Senior Consultant
s.harrison@metro-acoustics.com

As the Manager of the Acoustics and Vibration Group, Seth is responsible for ensuring the company’s high quality standards are reflected in all acoustical projects. His diverse career in acoustics ranges from architectural acoustics consulting to research and development of noise control techniques for jet engines. As a licensed professional engineer with field experience commissioning building systems, he has a firm grasp of constructability and cost implications related to noise and vibration control within buildings.

Complementing these technical skills with experience performing in live musical and dramatic productions, he understands the needs of performers and audiences alike. This well-rounded skill set enables him to provide clients with practical, successful acoustical designs for all types of facilities.

Throughout his career, he has given numerous technical presentations at Acoustical Society of America (ASA) and American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) conferences as well as seminars on topics such as acoustical theory, the acoustics of operating rooms, the acoustics of sustainable design, rooftop unit noise and vibration control, and jet noise reduction techniques. Seth is also an Adjunct Professor of Acoustics at the Moore College of Art and Design and serves as Treasurer of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Acoustical Society of America.

His consulting portfolio includes the following clients:

Atlantic General Hospital – Berlin, MD
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia – Philadelphia, PA
Consortium for Building Energy Innovation (CBEI) – Philadelphia, PA
Cornell University – Ithaca, NY
Department of the Interior – Washington, DC
East Market Street Development – Philadelphia, PA
East Stroudsburg University – East Stroudsburg, PA
Erickson Living Retirement Communities – Various locations
FMC Tower at Cira South – Philadelphia, PA
Franklin Square Capital Partners – Philadelphia, PA
Hewlett Packard – Washington DC
Lafayette College – Easton, PA
Lancaster General Hospital – Lancaster, PA
Otsuka Pharmaceutical – Princeton, PA
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center – Philadelphia, PA
Rutgers University – Camden, PA
Sika Corporation, U.S. – Lyndhurst, NJ
Temple Adath Israel – Philadelphia, PA
Temple University – Philadelphia, PA
TEVA – North Wales, PA
United States Department of State, Foreign Affairs Security Training Center – Blackstone, VA
United States Military Academy at West Point – West Point, NY
University of Pennsylvania – Philadelphia, PA
West Whiteland Township Building – Exton, PA
Xand Data Center – Valley Forge, PA