Peter AllenSenior Acoustical Engineer

Peter Allen, PE, INCE Bd. Cert. is the Senior Acoustical Engineer in Portland, Oregon, with a Master of Engineering degree in Acoustics from Pennsylvania State University, and over 20 years of experience. Along with his Professional Engineer's license in acoustics (PE) from the State of Oregon, Peter was awarded Board Certification by the Institute of Noise Control Engineering (INCE. Bd.Cert.). Peter is a nationally recognized expert in acoustics and vibration. Peter specializes in data acquisition, vibration-analysis, noise control, and environmental testing. Peter is also experienced in using advanced techniques including experimental modal analysis and acoustic holography to help solve problems for clients in multiple industries. In his personal time, Peter enjoys climbing, yoga, riding his motorcycle, and SCUBA diving.

Peter Allen's Projects

ABD Engineering & Design - Oregon State University - Cascades Student Success Center

Student Success Center Oregon State University - Cascades

ABD Engineering & Design is partnering with Opsis Architecture for the Oregon State University - Cascades Student Success Center. Many of the acoustical challenges come from the flexible use spaces…
Cathedral Village Affordable Apartments acoustical consulting with noise and vibration studies

Cathedral Village Apartments Affordable Housing

ABD Engineering & Design worked with MWA Architects to provide full acoustical consulting for this 110-unit affordable housing project. The development includes a mix of 2 and 3-bedroom apartments and…
Oregon State Treasury Resilient Office Building Lobby

Oregon State Treasury Resilient Office Building

ABD Engineering & Design worked with GBD Architects on the Oregon State Treasury Office Building. The two-story building is located in the Cascadia Subduction Zone, an earthquake epicenter. As part…
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…

Peter Allen's Experience

  • F45 Training Fitness AcousticsVancouver, Washington
  • Music RoomMedford, Oregon
  • Portland Providence Medical Center Emergency DepartmentPortland, Oregon
  • Block 67 Mixed Use Affordable HousingHillsboro, Oregon
  • Oregon Health and Science University DispatchPortland, Oregon
  • Oregon State University Wilson Callahan and McNary HallsCorvallis, Oregon
  • Zip-O Log Mills Noise StudyEugene, Oregon
  • Veterans Administration American LakeJoint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington
  • Sortis 8-story Mass Timber HeadquatersPortland, Oregon
  • Red Tail – 6613 Pointe Post Falls – HUD Noise StudyPost Falls, Idaho
  • ZGF – PeaceHealth Vancouver ACC – AcousticsVancouver, Washington
  • The Dalles MultifamilyThe Dalles, Oregon
  • Performance HallOtis, Oregon
  • Oregon Health and Science University DoernbecherPortland, Oregon
  • Oregon State University Bloss HallCorvallis, Oregon
  • Peter Allen's Blog Posts

    How Does Sound Masking Work

    How Does Sound Masking Work?

    Have you ever increased the volume of your music or television program to “drown out” your noisy neighbors? Or have you noticed how difficult it is to hear a conversation while eating in a busy restaurant? In both situations, sound from the “masker” (your...