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What a local representative does?


The YAN local representatives collect information from their country about:

  • Grants, awards, national conferences and other interesting opportunities for young acousticians
  • Deadlines of the aforementioned issues
  • Activities in Acoustics held in the country
  • Spread the information about YAN activities in the country (colleagues, universities, acoustic companies, etc.)
  • Represent the YAN in national conferences.
  • Are the contact point to collect PhD thesis and other documents on acoustics produced in the country.
  • Other occasional tasks to support the YAN.


Our current local representatives are:

Argentina Ernesto Accolti
Austria Fabio Kaiser
Belgium David Pelegrin / Felipe Reinoso
Brazil Engel Margret
Chile Jonhatan Oberreuter
Croatia Karlo Filipan
Czech Republic       Filip Franek

Pernille Holtegaard 


Ahmed Okasha


Henna Tahvanainen

France Mathieu Gaborit

Florian Zenger / Maike Wehmeyer

Greece Gavriil Kamaris
Hungary Csaba Huszty


Kristín Ómarsdóttir
Italy Francesco Aletta

Zanda Krukle

Macedonia Branislav Gerazov
Mexico Laura Lancon
Netherlands Bram Botterman
New Zeland Felipe Faria
Poland Ela Maniakowska
Portugal Diogo Pereira
Serbia Milan Stojiljkovic
Slovakia Vojtech Chmelík
Slovenia Rok Prislan
Spain Daniel de la Prida/Iván Herrero
Sweden Josefin Lindebrink



Emanuel Hammer
Turkey Seckin Basturk/ Mehmet Hakan Kandemir
UK Jayanthiny Kangatharan
Ukraine Dmytro Maslov / Anton Vasyliev
United States

Matthew Kamrath

Venezuela Gabriela Santiago


In case you want to contact the local representative of your country, please send an e-mail to:


There are some countries not represented yet. If you are interested in becoming the YAN local representative of one of them, please let us know by writing your motivation to: