Inside Science TV

Inside Science Television (ISTV) produces short-form new vignettes about cutting-edge research and development in science, engineering, and mathematics designed to fit seamlessly into local televison newscasts in markets across the United States and around the world.

ASA Student Council Mentoring Award

The Student Council Mentoring Award is designed to recognize a person who has demonstrated exceptional ability in guiding the academic and/or professional growth of his/her students and junior colleagues. Any ASA member may submit a nomination for this award.

ASA Science Writing Awards

The Acoustical Society of America (ASA) is seeking nominations for its Science Writing Awards in Acoustics, which are intended to recognize excellence in the presentation of acoustics related topics to a popular audience.

Recently Published

Bryan Gick, Naomi Francis, and Anna Klenin et al.
Two speech functions have traditionally been ascribed to the velum: opening and closing the velopharyngeal port and providing a passive surface against which the tongue can produce oral constrictions. Contrary to this passive oral function, the present x-ray study finds that a substantial portion ... [J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 133, EL208 (2013)] published Wed Feb 13, 2013.
Gerald Kidd, Sylvain Favrot, and Joseph G. Desloge et al.
An approach to hearing aid design is described, and preliminary acoustical and perceptual measurements are reported, in which an acoustic beam-forming microphone array is coupled to an eye-glasses-mounted eye-tracker. This visually guided hearing aid (VGHA)—currently a laboratory-based prototype—s ... [J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 133, EL202 (2013)] published Wed Feb 13, 2013.
D. Keith Wilson, Dan Valente, and Edward T. Nykaza et al.
Statistical evidence for various models relating day-night sound level (DNL) to community noise annoyance is assessed with the Akaike information criterion. In particular, community-specific adjustments such as the community tolerance level (CTL, the DNL at which 50% of survey respondents are high ... [J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 133, EL195 (2013)] published Fri Feb 08, 2013.