Paul de Vos worked in Industrial Noise Control with Müller-BBM in Munich and with Shell International Petroleum on a secondment basis from ’80-’82 (e.g. noise survey for LNG Plant Malaysia). He was responsible for studies e.g. on cost of low noise passenger cars, comparison of prediction methods, and noise zoning surveys for various industrial sites. Room acoustics survey for King Fahd University Riyahd in 1986.
In 1992 Paul joint Dutch Railways Research Center as a Deputy Director, where he co-ordinated joint research projects such as Eurosabot and participated in projects like Stairrs on Cost Benefit Analysis for railway noise solutions. In 1998 he joined the technical network for the EU noise policy (Assessment Methods), and he was Coordinator for Harmonoise and Imagine projects on Assessment Methods. Since 2004 he worked on Economic Incentives for Railways and on Noise Mapping in The Netherlands. He was Project Manager for the POLKA project, supporting more than 40 cities in producing Noise Maps and Actions Plans. Paul is member of the EU Environment Agency’s Expert Panel on Noise, and in the Scientific Committee for the International Workshop on Railway Noise (2016 Terrigal Australia).