Category Archives: Research

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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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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Jay Bliefnick, M.S.

Tweet Congratulations to Jay Bliefnick, who successfully defended his M.S. Thesis “Investigation of Subjective Perception and Objective Metrics of Acoustic Room Diffusion” on November 18, 2016, advised by Dr. Lily Wang!  Jay is continuing his graduate studies at UNL, pursuing his PhD under the advisement … Continue reading

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Devin Wong, M.S.

Tweet Congratulations to Devin Wong, who successfully defended his M.S. Thesis “How Acoustics in California High Performance Schools Relate to Student Achivement” on November 17, 2016, advised by Dr. Lily Wang!  Devin works full-time at Veneklasen Associates.

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Effects of noise, reverberation and foreign accent on native and non-native listeners’ performance of English speech comprehension

Tweet The May 2016 issue of Journal of the Acoustical Society of America includes a paper by alum Dr. Z. Ellen Peng and Dr. Lily Wang on “Effects of noise, reverberation and foreign accent on native and non-native listeners’ performance of English … Continue reading

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Matthew Blevins, Ph.D.

Tweet Congratulations to Matt Blevins, who successfully defended his Ph.D. Dissertation “Design and Optimization of Membrane-Type Acoustic Metamaterials” on April 15, 2016, advised by Dr. Lily Wang and earlier by Dr. Siu-Kit Lau!  After graduation, Matt will be joining the U.S. Army Corps … Continue reading

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Madeline Davidson, M.S.

Tweet Congratulations to Madeline Davidson, who successfully defended her M.S. Thesis “Quantification of Time Varying Directivity of Musical Instruments” on April 4, 2016, advised by Dr. Lily Wang!  Madeline has accepted a position with the acoustics group within HDR based in Minneapolis, and … Continue reading

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Take a 360 Virtual Tour of UNL Architectural Engineering!

Tweet The UNL Office of Graduate Studies has released a 360 video that takes prospective graduate students on a virtual tour of the UNL Architectural Engineering Program!  Get an inside look at the Nebraska Acoustics Group Lab (PKI Room 210) … Continue reading

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Joonhee Lee, Ph.D.

Tweet Congratulations to Joonhee Lee, who successfully defended his Ph.D. Dissertation “The Effects of Tones in Noise on Human Annoyance and Performance” on February 15, 2016, advised by Dr. Lily Wang!  As Joonhee is a fan of seafood, we all went to … Continue reading

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Healthy Schools Project featured in UNL 2014-15 Research Report

Tweet Among the projects featured in the UNL 2014-15 Research Report is the one led by Dr. Lily Wang on assessing school environment and student performance, sponsored by the EPA Healthy Schools Initiative; a short video has been produced to describe the … Continue reading

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