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Institute of Noise Control Engineering of the USA

INCE-USA is a non-profit professional organization whose primary purpose is to promote, through its members, noise control solutions to environmental, product, machinery, industrial and other noise problems. INCE-USA is a Member Society of the International Institute of Noise Control Engineering, an international consortium of organizations with interests in acoustics and noise control.

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Noise Control Engineering Journal

INCE-USA publishes the Noise Control Engineering Journal, the pre-eminent academic journal of noise control.


Noise/News International

Interested in noise control around the world? Check out the Noise/News International magazine.

Careers In Noise Control

Careers In Noise Control

INCE-USA hosts postings for job opportunities related to Noise Control Engineering.


Donate to INCE

Donate to INCE

The INCE Foundation is a non-profit, charitable organization, established in 1993 to support education in Noise Control Engineering. Click here to donate to the Foundation.


NOISE-CON 2022 is approaching!

Join us for NOISE-CON 2022, the premiere noise control and acoustics conference, June 13-15, 2022 in Lexington, KY. Connect with your peers and gain valuable technical insights and knowledge. Learn more. 

Want to join INCE-USA?

Become a member today so you can take advantage of INCE-USA membership benefits, including discounted registration for the upcoming NOISE-CON 2022! Learn more here.

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If you have a noise concern, INCE-USA can help.

INCE-USA has hundreds of qualified noise experts throughout the country and even internationally. We recommend you find an expert local to you that is familiar with the noise ordinances and concerns in your community.

You can find one in our member directory by clicking “Guest Directory Access” and entering your state: https://portal.inceusa.org/Portal/INCE_USA_Directory/Directory_Selection.aspx

Acoustical consulting firms can be found through a directory from the National Council of Acoustical Consultants by doing a similar search at: https://ncac.com/resources/directory/


October 27, 2021
INCE 2021 Honors and Awards Ceremony Student Winners Announced
INCE 2021 Honors and Awards Ceremony Student Winners Announced

The Institute of Noise Control Engineering recently hosted their annual Honors and Awards Ceremony. INCE Honors and Awards Winners are recognized for their outstanding service, research and activity in noise control.

October 15, 2021
NCEJ Volume 69, Issue 5 Released with 1 Book Review
NCEJ Volume 69, Issue 5 Released with 1 Book Review

The latest issue of the Noise Control Engineering Journal (NCEJ), Volume 69 Number 5 for September-October, 2021 has been released. Take a look!

Along with the issue there is 1 book review:

October 8, 2021
Int'l Year of Sound (IYS) 2020-2021 Student Competition Winners Announced!

The International Year of Sound 2020-2021 Student Competition Winners have been announced! The students' competition was launched in the framework of the International Year of Sound 2020-2021 aimed at encouraging youth to consider and express the importance of sound in their world. The competition was coordinated by Sergio Luzzi and his team. For more information, check out the IYS 2020 website and the official ICA announcement.

October 7, 2021
INCE Member Spotlight: Sunit Girdhar
INCE Member Spotlight

It's a wonderful thing to fall in love – to be passionate about a cause, person or career. Many INCE members would say that noise control, for them, is a passion. This year's winner of the INCE Student Scholarship and the Martin Hirschorn Award would agree with that sentiment.

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Sustaining Members

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  • Herrick
  • Blachford
  • Scantek
  • CGA
  • NCE
  • HMMH
  • Ebco
  • PSU
  • Illingworth
  • EAR
  • CT
  • Regupol
  • Kolano and Saha Engineers, Inc.
  • CDM Stravitec
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