Tom Nowak was born in Cracow, Poland. His fascination with acoustics started when he was a child, and led him to study Acoustical Engineering at Wrocław University of Technology.
He has earned a Bachelors degree in 2014 and shortly after, a Masters degree in 2015. His passion for audio resulted in PTA (Polish Acoustic Society) and AES (Audio Engineering Society) memberships.
As a student, he presented a publication at Forum Acusticum 2014 in Cracow, and won the golden award of the Student Design Competition at the 138th AES Convention in Warsaw, 2015.
A tapped horn is a speaker design, where the horn is folded and the transducer is placed in a baffle so that the loudspeaker cone is radiating into the throat and the mouth of the horn...