Monthly Archives: February 2012

Congratulations to Dr. Michelle Vigeant!

Tweet We are so proud of our alum, Dr. Michelle Vigeant, who recently received a prestigious NSF CAREER Award for her project “Importance of Late-Sound-Field Properties and Listener Envelopment to Room Acoustic Quality and Design”!  This $422,814 award will allow … Continue reading

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Veneklasen Foundation funds Nebraska study on English-as-Second-Language listeners

Tweet We are pleased to announce that members of our research group have been awarded a $31,330 grant from the Paul S. Veneklasen Research Foundation for a study on “Effects of the Acoustic Environment on Speech Comprehension by English-as-a-Second Language … Continue reading

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NAG Meeting 2-22-12

Tweet Happy National Engineers Week! During today’s NAG meeting, we learned about the hot topic of acoustic metamaterials, as introduced by Matt Blevins.  If developed into building partitions, these materials may have the ability to provide significant low frequency transmission … Continue reading

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NAG Meeting 2-8-12

Tweet Andrew Hathaway led the discussion at this NAG meeting, discussing the Vienna Musikvereinsaal and his recent visit to this facility over the winter break 2011. The hall is truly stunning visually, and Andrew felt that it deserved its reputation … Continue reading

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NAG at ASHRAE in Chicago

Tweet Many NAG members went to Chicago to participate in the national ASHRAE Winter Conference, January 21-24, 2012.  We attended a performance in Chicago’s Orchestra Hall by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.  We all switched seats at intermission, and many found … Continue reading

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Adam Buck receives the 2012 ASA Robert W. Young Award!

Tweet Congratulations to Adam Buck, a senior in the UNL Architectural Engineering program!  He has been selected as the recipient of the 2012 Robert W. Young Award for Undergraduate Student Research in Acoustics by the Acoustical Society of America!  He … Continue reading

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NAG Meeting 1-18-12

Tweet Happy New Year!  The spring semester is under way, and at our first NAG meeting of the semester, we shared news about several upcoming acoustics events in 2012: ASHRAE conference in Chicago, Jan. 21-25 NCAC 50th Anniversary meeting in … Continue reading

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