William J. Cavanaugh, FASA, Emeritus


Mr. Cavanaugh is a senior principal and founding partner of Cavanaugh Tocci Associates, Inc., and provides consulting services in all phases of acoustics, noise control, and in the coordination of acoustical design in architecture and urban design. As a recognized expert in acoustics, Mr. Cavanaugh has lectured at numerous universities, including Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston Architectural Center, Cornell University, Pennsylvania State University, and is an adjunct faculty member at the Rhode Island School of Design, Division of Architectural Studies.


Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B. Architecture, 1951

Professional Affiliations

Fellow, Acoustical Society of America
Past President, National Council of Acoustical Consultants (1977-79)
Board Certified Member, Institute of Noise Control Engineering, President (1993)
Member, Audio Engineering Society
First Recipient, C. Paul Boner Medal “for distinguished contributions to the acoustical consulting profession”, National Council of Acoustical Consultants


email: wcavanaugh [at] cavtocci.com

William J. Cavanaugh