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Wang elected ASA President-Elect 2017-18

Tweet Congratulations to Dr. Lily Wang, who was recently elected to the position of President-Elect of the Acoustical Society of America for the 2017-18 term, and will serve as President in 2018-19 and Past-President in 2019-20!  Here are some excerpts from her … Continue reading

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How tonality and loudness of noise related to annoyance and task performance

Tweet The April 2017 issue of Noise Control Engineering Journal includes a paper by alums Dr. Joonhee Lee and Jennifer Francis with Dr. Lily Wang on “How Tonality and Loudness of Noise Relate to Annoyance and Task Performance”! The article presents results from Joonhee’s PhD work … Continue reading

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NAG End-of-the-Year Party 2017

Tweet The Nebraska Acoustics Group (NAG) celebrated the end of another great academic year on Wednesday, May 3, at the new indoor miniature golf facility, Jurassic Putt in Omaha! We’re looking forward to the upcoming Acoustics ’17 meeting in Boston – our faculty and students … Continue reading

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Weber receives 2017-18 UNL Milton Mohr Graduate Fellowship

Tweet Congratulations to Jon Weber who has been selected to receive a 2017-18 UNL Milton E. Mohr Graduate Fellowship in the College of Engineering!  Jon is a PhD student working under the advisement of Dr. Erica Ryherd.

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Laura Brill, M.S.

Tweet Congratulations to Laura Brill, who successfully defended her M.S. Thesis “Exploring the Correlation between Occupied and Unoccupied Noise Levels in K-12 Classrooms” on April 7, 2017, advised by Dr. Lily Wang! Laura has accepted a position with Threshold Acoustics in Chicago, beginning … Continue reading

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NAG Meetings 3-13-17 and 4-17-17

Tweet At the 3/13/17 NAG meeting, Stephanie Ahrens reviewed the work she’s completed on worship space acoustics based upon the recent ASA publication, co-edited by Dr. Erica Ryherd and two other NAG alums.  Stephanie’s work has been funded by a UNL … Continue reading

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NAG Meetings 1-23-17 and 2-13-17

Tweet At our first NAG meeting of the spring semester, Dr. Wang reviewed various professional development opportunities in acoustics, such as becoming INCE Board Certified or getting a Professional Engineering license in acoustics.  The acoustic nugget was on the new Elbphilharmonic … Continue reading

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NAG Winter Party 2016

Tweet The annual Nebraska Acoustics Group Winter Party was held on Wednesday, December 14, 2016.  The party featured catered fare from Beacon Hills in Omaha, a game of ‘hot potato’ using a small stuffed reindeer (to determine the order of opening … Continue reading

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NAG at ASA/ASJ in Honolulu (November 2016)

Tweet A number of NAG members participated in the last ASA/ASJ joint meeting in Honolulu (28 November – 2 December, 2016).  Matt Blevins, Laura Brill, and Joonhee Lee all presented technical papers that were well-received.  There were a large number of NAG … Continue reading

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Brill receives 2016 NCAC Travel Grant Award

Tweet Congratulations to Laura Brill, a MS student in our group, who received a 2016 Student Travel Grant Award from the National Council of Acoustical Consultants (http://www.ncac.com)  to present her paper “Exploring Correlation between Sound Levels in Active Occupied Classrooms and Unoccupied … Continue reading

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