Monthly Archives: March 2013

Unoccupied classroom acoustical conditions and elementary student achievement

Tweet In the recent edition of the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, you’ll find an article by alum Dr. Lauren Ronsse and Dr. Lily Wang on “Relationships between unoccupied classroom acoustical conditions and elementary student achievement measured in … Continue reading

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Peng receives 2013 ICA Young Scientist Grant

Tweet Congratulations to Zhao ‘Ellen’ Peng, who has been selected to receive a 2013 ICA-ASA Young Scientist Grant!  This award is intended to offset the registration and travel costs for young scientists to attend the International Congress on Acoustic conference, … Continue reading

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Dr. Tom Carrell presents on ‘Recent Developments in Speech Perception’

Tweet UNASA hosted a seminar on March 4, 2013, featuring Dr. Tom Carrell from UNL’s Communication Disorders department presenting on ‘Recent Developments in Speech Perception’.  Dr. Carrell discussed that while there are many theoretical models on how speech is perceived … Continue reading

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Scott Pfeiffer presents on “Modern HVAC Systems and Low Noise in Performing Arts Spaces”

Tweet UNASA was pleased to host Scott Pfeiffer of Threshold Acoustics on February 28, 2013, for a presentation on “Modern HVAC Systems and Low Noise in Performing Arts Spaces”.  Scott’s presentation discussed how acoustic considerations have changed through history, first … Continue reading

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NAG Meeting 02-20-13

Tweet Happy National Engineers Week! During this NAG meeting, Adam Buck presented on his recent work, studying the time variance of orchestral musical instrument directivity patterns.  Two Acoustic Nuggets were shared, one featuring Scott Pfeiffer of Threshold Acoustics giving a … Continue reading

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NAG Meeting 02-06-13

Tweet During this NAG meeting, Andrew Hathaway and Brent Kraay presented on a local acoustical consulting job which they’ve had an opportunity to work on, involving noise emissions from an industrial site to a nearby residential property line in Omaha. … Continue reading

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NAG Meeting 01-16-13

Tweet Welcome to the new year!  Sadly, we have not been keeping up with our blog posts … so it’s time to play catch-up now. Each semester, our NAG group takes acoustic measurements of a local space to add to … Continue reading

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