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David Edward Coate

David Edward Coate, acoustician, consultant. Member Acoustical Society of America, Institute Noise Control Engineering (associate), Transportation Research Board.

Background

  • Coate, David Edward was born on September 10, 1955 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Arthur Dale and Martha (Goodrich) Coate.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Mathematics/Chemistry/Physics cum laude, Westminster College, 1978. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1980.

    Career

    • Research staff scientist Massachusetts Institute of Technology Energy Laboratory, Cambridge, 1980-1981. Energy auditor Volt Energy Systems, Boston, 1981-1982. Owner Turning Point Records, 1982-1985.

      Senior scientist Bolt, Beranek, and Newman, Cambridge, 1986-1989. Director noise and vibration control Acentech Inc., since 1989. Principal David Coate Consulting, since 2001.

    Membership

    Member Acoustical Society of America, Institute Noise Control Engineering (associate), Transportation Research Board.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: stamp collecting, weight lifting, jogging, water skiing.

    Connections

    • Married Sheryl Marie Luebbert, August 8, 1981. Children: Allison Marie, Brian Joseph, Michelle Grace.
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    Born September 10, 1955
    (age 62)