prof. dr hab.

Andrzej Miśkiewicz


Andrzej Miśkiewicz was born in 1955, in Warsaw. He graduated from the Joachim Lelewel High School in Warsaw (1974) and the Fryderyk Chopin Secondary School of Music in Warsaw (1975). From 1975 to 1980, he studied at the Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music and received a Master’s Degree with honors in Musical Art (Music Recording). In 1982, he was awarded a British Council scholarship and was a post-diploma fellow at the University of Surrey, Department of Music, Guildford (UK). In 1984, he completed doctoral studies in music theory at the Department of Composition, Conducting, and Music Theory (Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music). In 1989, he defended his doctoral thesis titled Loudness Scaling of Musical Tones, at the Institute of Acoustics, Adam Mickiewicz University (Poznań). In 2004, he received a habilitation degree in humanistic sciences (arts) from the Warsaw University, Department of History.

His teaching activity is focused on psychoacoustics and musical acoustics. At present, he teaches the following courses at FCUM: Fundamentals of Hearing, Seminar in Auditory Assessment of Sound, Scientific Literature Seminar and Master’s Thesis Seminar (Department of Sound Engineering), Fundamentals of Electroacoustics and Auditory Perception (Multimedia Production Program), and Fundamentals of Acoustics (Department of Composition, Conducting and Theory of Music). He was a thesis advisor to three doctoral students and 21 graduate students at FCUM. He also teaches a course in Musical Acoustics and Auditory Assessment of Sound at the Institute of Musicology, at the University of Warsaw. In the past years, he also taught various courses within the Postgraduate Studies in Music Psychology at FCUM, at the Polish Radio Education Centre in Warsaw, and at the General Motors Technical Education Centre in Detroit (USA).

Andrzej Miśkiewicz has been working at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music since 1979. In 2004 he was appointed University Professor and Head of the Chair of Musical Acoustics. In 1982 he was awarded a British Council scholarship and was a post-diploma fellow at the University of Surrey, Department of Music, Guildford (UK). In 1989, he spent one month, as a visiting research associate, at the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) in Marseilles (France). From 1991 to 1995, he worked as Research Associate at Northeastern University in Boston (Massachusetts).

Doctor Miśkiewicz’s research is focused in the fields of psychoacoustics, musical acoustics, methodology of sound quality assessment, and sound engineering. The topics of his research studies are presented on the list of his publications.

Dr. Andrzej Miśkiewicz is a member of the Committee for Acoustics of the Polish Academy of Sciences. He also serves on the Editorial Board of Archives of Acoustics, as Associate Editor. He is a member of the following scientific societies: Polish Acoustical Society (PTA), European Acoustics Association (EAA), Acoustical Society of America (ASA), and Audio Engineering Society (AES).

Andrzej Miśkiewicz’s publications