Category Archives: Guest Lectures

Electroacoustics class tours Westside Church

Tweet On Thursday, April 14, this year’s Electroacoustics class visited Westside Church in Omaha, Nebraska, to tour the renovated electroacoustic reinforcement system, hosted by Midwest Sound and Lighting‘s Tim Burkhart.  The students appreciated seeing and hearing the line arrays, huge subwoofers, distributed … Continue reading

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Skoug from ESI Engineering presents to UNASA

Tweet Ryan Skoug (MAE ’09) came back to Nebraska on December 4, 2015, to present on a number of different projects that he’s been working on as a consultant with ESI Engineering in Minneapolis, MN.  The talk was sponsored by the University of Nebraska … Continue reading

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Rathsam presents on NASA’s supersonic aircraft research

Tweet We welcomed Dr. Jonathan Rathsam (PhD ’08) back to Nebraska on June 26, 2015.  He presented on the work he’s conducting at NASA regarding perception of low-level sonic booms from new styles of supersonic aircraft that are under development.  Jonathan was off next … Continue reading

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Pyper from K2 Audio visits Nebraska

Tweet The University of Nebraska ASA Student Chapter welcomed Ted Pyper of K2 Audio on April 22, 2015.  Ted enjoyed lunch with NAG members at Ponzu Sushi; presented on two of his very cool recent acoustical consulting jobs to both the UNASA … Continue reading

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Powell discusses recent high-end home theater projects

Tweet We welcomed Eric Powell (MAE ’12) back to Nebraska on April 1, 2015, to present on recent high-end home theater projects that he’s been working on as a consultant with Paradise Theater.  We are so proud of the excellent work that … Continue reading

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NAG meetings 2-24-14 and 3-17-14

Tweet At these mid-semester NAG meetings, we discussed the interesting visits from Dr. Michelle Vigeant’s research group at Penn State, as well as those of interviewing faculty candidates.  The acoustic nuggets that were reviewed included this one on how voice … Continue reading

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NAG Meeting 11-06-13

Tweet At this NAG meeting, Hyun Hong presented on how reflection density plays a role in room impulse responses.  Also, we looked forward to a number of UNASA (University of Nebraska ASA Student Chapter) activities, including welcoming alum Dr. Jonathan … Continue reading

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NAG meeting 10-02-13

Tweet We hosted a special visitor for this NAG meeting: Prof. Hui Xie, from Chongqing University, who presented on some of the recent research he’s been involved with, including hospital acoustics.  Prof. Xie was visiting UNL with a group of … Continue reading

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Powell lectures on Electroacoustic Reinforcement Systems in Small Rooms

Tweet Eric Powell, a graduate of our MAE program, presented a guest lecture on Wednesday, April 17th to the Electroacoustics course on “Electroacoustic Reinforcement Systems in Small Rooms”.  Powell is currently a consultant with Paradise Theater, and has had the … Continue reading

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Electroacoustics class tours St. Cecilia’s Cathedral

Tweet On Monday, April 8, the Electroacoustics class had the opportunity to tour St. Cecilia’s Cathedral and hear the new electroacoustic reinforcement system, hosted by Midwest Sound and Lighting Tim Burkhart.  The cathedral has a 6.5 second reverberation time, which … Continue reading

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