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Michael Ermann


B.S. Mathematics, Tulane University
M.Arch., University of Florida


Michael Ermann is a registered architect and full professor at Virginia Tech, where he teaches design studio, environmental building systems, and both teaches and researches architectural acoustics. Professor Ermann authored the book Architectural Acoustics Illustrated (Wiley, 2015), which translates the field of acoustics into the graphic language of architecture. He has won design, teaching, research, and service awards for his work, and he has served as the architecture undergraduate program chair. Excerpts of his academic work and the design work of his students can be found at