Congratulations to Shane Sugrue from London South Bank University! He has been awarded a 2013 Newman Student Award Medal, for his work on studying correlations between objective measures and subjective perception of choral singers in assorted venues, as nominated by Dr. Stephen Dance.
Congratulations to Adam Buck from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln! He has been awarded a 2013 Newman Student Award Medal, for his work on measuring the just noticeable difference of reverberation time using a transformed up-down adaptive method, as nominated by Dr. Lily Wang and Dr. Siu-Kit Lau.
Congratulations to Gabriel Messingher! He has been awarded a 2013 Newman Student Award Medal, for his work on relating hospital acoustics to staff performance and perception, as nominated by Dr. Erica Ryherd.
The Newman Fund is pleased to offer PDF versions of two previous Schultz Grant projects: the 2000 Architectural Acoustics Workbook by David Egan, and the 2011 Electronic Sound System Design by Neil Thompson Shade. We are working on obtaining electronic versions of all Schultz Grant projects, so that they may be made available through this website. Stay tuned!
The list of recipients who have received Newman Student Awards has been updated with the 2011 awardees! We encourage all schools that teach architectural acoustics to consider nominating recipients for the 2012 awards.
Results of the 2012 Student Design Competition are now posted on our website!
The 2011 Newman Fund Newsletter is now available on our website!
The 2012 Student Design Competition involves the acoustic design of a mixed use building planned for the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong, to include offices on the lower floors, luxury hotel rooms in the middle floors, and a nightclub on the top floor. Entries will be judged at the upcoming Acoustical Society of America conference in Hong Kong, May 13-18, 2012. Student teams interested in participating should register by sending an email to the competition organizers by April 19, 2012. Please click here to download the full announcement.
At the ASA meeting last spring in Seattle, a special session in honor of the Newman Fund’s 25th Anniversary was held. The article from the ASA’s Echoes newsletter covering this event has been uploaded under the ‘About Us’ tab.
We’ve uploaded a document about Robert Bradford Newman, as published in the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, under the ‘About Us’ tab.