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

Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Dr. Paul John Calricaraq Center

Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Dr. Paul John Calricaraq Center

Bettisworth North Architects hired ABD Engineering & Design for complete acoustical engineering services for the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health (YKHC) Dr. Paul John Calricaraq Center. The Paul John Calricaraq Project (PJCP) took…
University of Oregon Allen Hall Experience Hub

University of Oregon Allen Hall Experience Hub

ABD Engineering & Design worked closely with PIVOT Architecture and University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communications staff on the Allen Hall Experience Hub renovation. Complex Connected Spaces The…

Melinda Miller's Experience

  • Office AV Master PlanningPortland, Oregon
  • Henry M. Jackson PowerhouseSultan, Washington
  • 12th-Taylor Residential HealthcarePortland, Oregon
  • Event CenterPullman, Washington
  • Liner BuildingColumbus, Ohio
  • North Eugene High School – Acoustics & AVEugene, Oregon
  • New Church – AcousticsPinehurst, Idaho
  • Oregon State University Cascades AB2 STEM BuildingBend, Oregon
  • University of Portland – Innovation CenterPortland, Oregon
  • Kids FIRST CenterEugene, Oregon
  • Exam Room – Noise IsolationHamilton, Burmuda
  • Pacific Source Health HeadquartersEugene, Oregon
  • Sanctuary AcousticsFairview, Oregon
  • Salem-Keizer Public Schools – South Salem High School – Acoustics & AVSalem, Oregon
  • Holladay AnnexPortland, Oregon
  • Melinda Miller's Blog Posts

    How to Measure STC Ratings (ASTC Measurements)

    When we are testing a noise issue between units in a multi-unit housing complex or between closed office spaces, I often get the question “Can we just turn on some loud music in one room, and listen in the next room?” Good question. Although this can help confirm that...

    How Much Acoustical Absorption Do I Need?

    Every year my nieces’ elementary school has a winter concert in their gym. Excited kids from all grade levels file into one side of the gym while the parents and friends squeeze into every remaining space. It’s wonderful to see all the kids singing so proudly, but it...