Category Archives: Conferences

NAG at ASA Conference in Indianapolis (Oct 2014)

Tweet We have been delinquent in updating our blog – sorry about that!  It’s time to catch up, as lots has been going on with our group over the last few months.  A number of NAG members participated in the … Continue reading

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NAG members at CHRG Summer Institute in Chicago, August 4-7, 2014

Tweet A number of NAG members attended the CHRG Summer Institute in Chicago from 4-7 August 2014.  In particular, we enjoyed the close study of the Pritzker Pavilion at Millenium Park.  Other NAG alums in attendance included Dr. Michelle Vigeant … Continue reading

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Lee and Peng receive Inter-Noise 2014 Young Professionals Grant

Tweet Congratulations to Joonhee Lee and Zhao ‘Ellen’ Peng, who have both received Young Professional Grants to attend the Inter-Noise 2014 conference in Melbourne, Australia, from November 16-19, 2014!  Lee is presenting a paper on “Assessment of Noise-Induced Annoyance by Tones in … Continue reading

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NAG at ASHRAE Seattle (June 2014)

Tweet NAG members enjoyed participating in the recent ASHRAE Annual meeting in Seattle. Jenn Francis presented a Conference Paper on “SE-14-C043: Determining Annoyance Thresholds of Tones in Noise” and Joonhee Lee presented a Seminar talk on “The Presence of Tones … Continue reading

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NAG at ASA Conference in Providence (May 2014)

Tweet NAG members had an excellent time at the recent ASA conference in Providence, Rhode Island (May 2014).  In addition to presenting four technical papers, some of our memorable moments included: Hyun Hong receiving an NCAC Student Travel Grant, NAG … Continue reading

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Hong receives 2014 NCAC Student Travel Grant

Tweet Congratulations to Hyun Hong, a PhD student in our group, who received a 2014 Student Travel Grant Award from the National Council of Acoustical Consultants (http://www.ncac.com)  to present his paper “Subjective Perception of Varying Reflection Densities in Room Impulse … Continue reading

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NAG Meetings 4-7-14 and 4-28-14

Tweet Ellen Peng gave an update on her speech comprehension research at our April 7th NAG meeting.  The acoustic nugget highlighted at this meeting was about how scientists at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories are recreating the earliest sound recordings.  Then at our … Continue reading

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Wang elected ASA Vice President for 2014-17 term

Tweet Congratulations to Dr. Lily Wang, who was recently elected Vice President of the Acoustical Society of America for the 2014-17 term (one year as VP-Elect, one year as VP, and one year as Past-VP)!  Here are some excerpts from her … Continue reading

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2014 UNL Spring Research Fair

Tweet Two NAG members presented posters at the 2014 UNL Spring Research Fair on April 15-16, 2014: (1) Zhao ‘Ellen’ Peng on “Effects of Classroom Acoustics on Speech Comprehension by Native and Non-Native English-Speaking Listeners” and (2) Kristin Hanna on “Comparing the Time Variance of … Continue reading

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Blevins selected as ASA Student Council rep

Tweet Congratulations to Matt Blevins, who was recently selected to be a representative to the Acoustical Society of America Student Council, representing the Technical Committee on Noise for a three-year term!  Matt is currently a PhD student in our program, … Continue reading

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