Monthly Archives: February 2015

Dr. Lily Wang leads EPA grant to study school environments

Tweet Dr. Lily Wang is the lead PI on a project “Evidence-Based Evidence-Based Interactions between Indoor Environmental Factors and Their Effects on K-12 Student Achievement”, recently funded through a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Healthy Schools STAR Program. The … Continue reading

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NAG Meetings 1-28-15 and 2-11-15

Tweet At our first NAG meeting of the year on 1-28-15, Joonhee Lee presented our newly acquired Larson Davis 831 sound level meters to the group – what an improvement over the 824s!  We had two acoustic nuggets, one youtube … Continue reading

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‘People Behind the Science’ Podcast: Dr. Lily Wang

Tweet Dr. Lily Wang was featured on a recent podcast, ‘People Behind the Science’, as interviewed by host Dr. Marie McNeely.  If you have 47 minutes to spare sometime, take a listen (… although Dr. Wang admits she hasn’t had … Continue reading

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NAG Winter Party 2014

Tweet The annual Nebraska Acoustics Group Winter Party was held on Wednesday, December 17, 2014.  The party featured food from Famous Dave’s, a game of ‘Holiday Bingo’ (to determine the order of opening gifts), and our traditional ‘white elephant’ gift … Continue reading

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NAG at Internoise 2014 in Melbourne (Nov 2014)

Tweet Dr. Lily Wang and two PhD students (Zhao ‘Ellen’ Peng and Joonhee Lee) presented technical papers at Internoise 2014 in Melbourne, November 16-19, 2014.  Both Ellen and Joonhee received Young Investigator Travel Grants to attend the conference.  The conference was … Continue reading

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NAG Meetings 11-12-14 and 12-3-14

Tweet At the 11-12-14 NAG meeting, Brent Kraay presented on the MAE project he is working on under Dr. Ryherd’s advisement, involving sound level measurements taken at NICU units in hospitals.  At the last NAG meeting of the semester on … Continue reading

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Zhao ‘Ellen’ Peng, Ph.D.

Tweet Congratulations to Zhao ‘Ellen’ Peng, who successfully defended her Ph.D. Dissertation “Designing Acoustics for Linguistically Diverse Classrooms:  Effects of Background Noise, Reverberation and Talker Foreign Accent on Speech Comprehension by Native and Non-Native English-Speaking Listeners” on November 5, 2014, advised … Continue reading

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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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