Lars Enghardt joined DLR in 1997 and was appointed as head of the department of Engine Acoustics at the Institute of Propulsion Technology in 2009. At the same time, Lars was appointed as Professor for Acoustics of Turbomachinery- and Thermoacoustics at the University of Berlin. His field of expertise is turbomachinery acoustics, in particular sound sources, sound abatement by active control and passive means, and sound propagation in ducts. Lars has successfully led two level 1 European research projects, PROBAND and FLOCON, both with 16 European partner organizations. Currently, he is leading the HORIZON 2020 project TurboNoiseBB with 15 European partners. Moreover, he successfully organized the 19th joint AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference in Berlin in 2013.