Patrik Höstmad (formerly Andersson) is Associate Professor at the Division of Applied Acoustics, research group Vibroacoustics, and Head of the new and the old Civil Engineering programs at Chalmers. He conducts research on many aspects of sound and vibrations, e.g. vehicle acoustics, tyre/road interaction modelling, mid- and high-frequency methods, active vibration control and ground vibrations. The goal is to create products, vehicles and environments with good sound and vibration properties that have positive impacts on health and wellbeing of humans. He manages the educational programmes in Civil Engineering and works with their development, improvement and quality control. He works with designing and implementing a new programme in Civil Engineering that starts autumn semester 2015. He teaches courses in Sound and Vibration.