Talented DTU students get the Danish Sound Young Researcher Award

Tuesday 17 May 16

On the Danish Sound Day which was held at the Royal Danish Academy of Music on Thursday March 12 Anna Josefine Sørensen, Master student at DTU Elektro, won the 'Young Researcher Pitch Battle' together with Lærke Cecilie Bjerre and Thea Mathilde Larsen from DTU Civil Engineering. At same occation they were awarded the Young Researcher Award 2016 .

Several researches and students from DTU participated and presented their work at this occasion and the three master students were competing against both PhD and postdoc projects.
The tree students presented a five minutes pitch about the topic ‘On-site and laboratory soundscape evaluations of recreational urban spaces’ and impressed the professional jury. The jury
emphasized the fact that that the three master students came up with a very concrete answer to a relevant problem.

The award comes with a travel grant worth DDK 8.000 for scientific research or educational purposes. The three women will save the grant for travel expenses in order to get to a conference to network and communicate with other researchers.

The project ‘on-site and laboratory soundscape evaluations of recreational urban spaces’ is from a course in environmental acoustic supervised by Sébastien Santurette (Hearing Systems) and Cheol-Ho Jeong (Acoustic Technology)
Watch the video from the pitch battle presentation here

After taking a Bachelor of Engineering and some courses, Anna Josefine Sørensen is now heading for the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering.
Read the interview (both in Danish and English) at our webpage (Education)