Brigitte Schulte-Fortkamp is a professor of psychoacoustics and noise effects at the Institute of Fluid Mechanics and Engineering Acoustics, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany. She has been a research professor at MIT Boston, Osaka University, and Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris. She is a fellow of the Acoustical Society of America and an associate editor of the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. Her research activities include psychoacoustics, acoustic ecology, and soundscapes. Among others, she served as co-chair of the European Committee COST Action TD 082011-201204 “Soundscape of European Cities and Landscapes.” She is a member of ISO/TC 43/SC 1/WG 54 -12913-1 “perceptual assessment of soundscape quality” and a project leader for the NWIP 12913-2 Acoustics-Soundscape-Part 2: methods and measurements in soundscape studies. She is a distinguished international member of INCE USA. In 2011-2012 Professor Schulte-Fortkamp was served as vice President of the Acoustical Society of America. In 2012 she received the European Soundscape Award. Moreover, currently she is a member of the board of the German Acoustical Society (DEGA) and serves as vice-president of the European Acoustic Association EAA.