Congratulations to Louena Shtrepi from Politecnico di Torino! She has been awarded a 2015 Newman Student Award Medal, for her project “Measurement traceability of sound scattering coefficient of diffusive surfaces used in room acoustics and virtual acoustical environments”, as nominated by Prof. Arianna Astolfi.
Congratulations to Joonhee Lee from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln! He has been awarded a 2015 Newman Student Award Medal, for his project “Impact of Tones in Building Mechanical System Noise on Human Annoyance Perception”, as nominated by Prof. Lily Wang and Prof. Erica Ryherd.
Congratulations to Anna Pavia and Matthew Gelowitz from Ryerson University in Toronto! They have been awarded 2015 Newman Student Award Medals, for assisting with the production of a book on Canadian concert halls, as nominated by Prof. Umberto Berardi.
Congratulations to Andrew Hulva from the Columbia College Chicago! He has been awarded a 2015 Newman Student Award Medal, for his project “Normal Operation Listening Level of Personal Listening Devices and Resultant Risk of Noise Induced Hearing Loss”, as nominated by Prof. Lauren Ronsse and Prof. Dominique Cheenne.
Congratulations to Sami Weller from the Virginia Tech! Sami has been awarded a 2015 Newman Student Award Medal, for assisting with the production of a number of Architectural Acoustics YouTube videos, as nominated by Prof. Michael Ermann.
The 2014 Newsletter for the Robert Bradford Newman Student Award Fund is now available on our website! Highlights include a spotlight on fund advisor, Dr. Bob Celmer, news on award recipients in 2014, an article on distinguished acoustician Laymon Miller, and much more. Please consider making a donation to the Newman Fund to support our activities!
Congratulations to Reinhard Neubauer from the University of Sheffield in the UK! He has been awarded a 2015 Newman Student Award Medal, for his PhD work on “Subjective Estimation of Airborne Sound Insulation, as nominated by Prof. Jian Kang.
Congratulations to Eric McGowan from the University of Kansas! He has been awarded a 2015 Newman Student Award Medal, for his work on “Comparison of results from three mechanical system noise prediction computer programs”, as nominated by Prof. Bob Coffeen.
The results of the 2015 Student Design Competition have been announced! Congratulations to Johan Dahlberg and Johanna Isaksson, from Chalmers University of Technology (Faculty Advisor: Prof. Mendel Kleiner), recipients of the First Honors prize sponsored by the Wenger Foundation! Please see the corresponding webpage for a list of other commendation awardees and more details. All entrants may expect follow-up from the co-chairs regarding the judge’s comments on their respective entry and the judging forms. The winning entrants may expect additional communications with the co-chairs regarding details of fund distribution and exchange of the digital files for Newman Fund publicity. Thanks to all who participated!
Congratulations to Matthew Neal from Penn State! He has been awarded a 2015 Newman Student Award Medal, for his work on “Connecting the Sense of Envelopment to Specific Components of the Sound Field using Perceptually Motivated Auralizations”, as nominated by Prof. Michelle Vigeant.