Melinda MillerPrincipal Engineer

Melinda Miller, PE, LEED AP BD+C, EDAC, INCE Bd. Cert., Melinda is the Principal Engineer of ABD Engineering & Design and has worked in the field of 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 is a member of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee of the National Council of Acoustical Consultants. 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

McLaren Greater Lansing Hospital Replacement Hospital

ABD Engineering & Design worked with Barton Malow to provide acoustical consulting for the McLaren Greater Lansing Replacement Hospital. ABD's consulting and engineering services followed FGI Guidelines to develop our…
Stryker Instruments Division

Stryker Instruments Division Research and Development Center

ABD Engineering & Design worked with Tower Pinkster on the Stryker Instruments Division laboratory and workspaces building to provide complete acoustical consulting (Room Acoustics, Noise Isolation, and Mechanical Noise Control)…
Chippewa Champions Alumni Center at Kelly Shorts Stadium - auditorium

Chippewa Champions Center Central Michigan University

ABD Engineering & Design worked closely with GMB Architecture + Engineering, and Central Michigan University staff on the Chippewa Champions Center. ABD’s complete acoustical consulting services included Room Acoustics, Noise…

Melinda Miller's Experience

  • M FinancialPortland, Oregon
  • East Gresham Elementary School HVAC NoiseGresham, Oregon
  • Linfield College Murdock-GrafMcMinnville, Oregon
  • Schirle Elementary SchoolSalem, Oregon
  • 1122 SE Hawthorne – Mixed UsePortland, Oregon
  • German Village Mixed UseColumbus, Ohio
  • Victory Charter School Performing Arts CenterNampa, Idaho
  • Portland Community College Cascade Campus Public Service Education BuildingPortland, Oregon
  • Tillamook High School AuditoriumTillamook, Oregon
  • Oregon Humane SocietyPortland, Oregon
  • Sprague High SchoolSalem, Oregon
  • Wenaha Baker Schools TheaterBaker City, Oregon
  • Title Boxing FitnessPortland, Oregon
  • Oregon State University Fairbanks Hall RenovationCorvallis, Oregon
  • Behavioral HealthAlbert Lea, Minnesota
  • 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...