Melinda Miller

Melinda MillerPrincipal Engineer

Melinda Miller, PE, LEED AP BD+C, EDAC, INCE. Bd.Cert., Melinda is the Principal Engineer, stationed in Portland, Oregon. Melinda has been working in acoustical engineering since 2001. Her expertise includes diagnosing and preventing noise problems, as well as designing acoustically optimized environments using 3D computer modeling, and evidence-based design practices. Melinda earned her Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Idaho in 1998, and Master's from the University of Illinois, Chicago, in 2003. Melinda has presented technical papers and speeches for the Acoustical Society of America, the American Institute of Architects, the Chicago Chapter of the Audio Engineering Society, Columbia College, 
and The University of Illinois at Chicago.

Melinda Miller's Projects

Vancouver Clinic Ridgefield

Vancouver Clinic 3 New or Expanded Facilities

ABD Engineering & Design worked with ZGF Architects to provide complete acoustical consulting services for the Vancouver Clinic expansion project at 3 locations. Salmon Creek: 100,000 SF Camas: 25,300 SF…
South Christian - Gymnasium

South Christian High School South Christian High School

ABD Engineering & Design partnered with AMDG Architects to develop acoustical and audiovisual designs for this new campus. The school includes 56 classrooms, performing arts center around a 1,100-seat auditorium…
Sam Barlow High School - Commons

Sam Barlow High School Classrooms, Stadium, Performing Arts Center, Offices

ABD Engineering & Design is working with Opsis Architecture and the Gresham-Barlow School District to provide acoustical and audiovisual design of Sam Barlow High School. The project covers AV and…

Melinda Miller's Experience

  • Mount Hope Church LansingLansing, Michigan
  • First Assembly of God Sanctuary Acoustics & AV DesignWyoming, Michigan
  • Hillsdale College Dining – Auditorium – AtriumHillsdale, Michigan
  • The Shops at Nanuet Fitness Center Noise and Impact IsolationNanuet, New York
  • Canton South High School Performing Arts CenterCanton, Ohio
  • Sanctuary Acoustics & AV DesignAda, Michigan
  • Detroit Institute of Music EducationDetroit, Michigan
  • Avon Inpatient Tower ExpansionAvon, Ohio
  • Newell-Rubbermaid Corporate Headquarters (Green Globes)Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Pathology Labs – Noise Dosimetry TestingGrand Rapids, Michigan
  • Christian Reformed Church Conference GroundsGrand Haven, Michigan
  • Lambros Federal BuildingYoungstown, Ohio
  • Open Office Speech PrivacyDe Pere, Wisconsin
  • Kent State HotelKent, Ohio
  • DePauw University Dining HallGreencastle, Indiana
  • Melinda Miller's Blog Posts

    absorbing vs blocking sound

    Absorbing Vs. Blocking Sound

    When sound transfers from one space to another, what’s the most effective treatment? Does fiberglass insulation stop sound? Advice from professional acoustical consultants on the dos and don’t of sound absorption versus noise isolation....
    No Phone

    The Latest Buzz – Hospital Cell Phone Use

    Mobile devices have become an ever-present part of our connected culture. With smartphones, tablets, and cell phones expected to outnumber people, in the US, by the end of the year, what can a hospital do to maintain some level of quiet? Allowing cell phone use, while...