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Society Level Awards
Division Level Awards
2020 - Professor Kon-Well Wang, "Vibration and Noise Control Harnessing Reconfigurable Modular Metastructures"
2019 - Professor Earl H. Dowell, "Theoretical and experimental models for fluid structure interaction: Correlation is the key" 2018 - Professor Roger Ohayon, Computational Vibroacoustics in low and medium frequency bands 2017 - Dr. Chris Fuller, Acoustic Meta Materials 2016 - Dr. Victor Sparrow, Two Approaches to reduce the noise impact of overland civilian supersonic flight 2015 - Dr. J. Inman, Good Vibrations: Low Power Energy Harvesting 2014 - Dr. Mardi Hastings, Going underwater with acoustic resonators and waveguides 2013 - Dr. Eric Ungar, Walking-induced Vibrations in Buildings: Evaluation and Prediction 2012 - Dr. Philip J. Morris, Jet noise prediction - a historical perspective and future directions 2011 - Dr. Andrew Norris, Metamaterials in Acoustics and Vibration: From Theory to Practice 2010 - Dr. Ted Farabee, Acoustics from External Flow-Structure Interactions 2009 - Dr. Scott Sommerfeldt, Global Attenuation of Acoustic Fields Using Energy-Based Active Control Techniques 2008 - Martin Pollack, A History of ASME Noise Control and Acoustics Division (NCAD) 2007 - Robert Schlinker, Putting it all Together - The Technology stages in the Design of PropulsionSystems for Noise 2006 - Donald Thompson, A Systems Approach to Noise Mitigation Strategies 2005 - Robert Clark, Structural Acoustics from Macro to Micro 2004 - Hafiz M. Atassi, Fluid-Structure Interaction and Acoustics 2003 - Earl G. Williams, Fourier Acoustics: Uncovering the Origins of Sound 2002 - Ilene Busch-Vishniac, The Big Problems Remaining in Transduction 2001 - Jerry H. Ginsberg, Variational Solutions: What Rayleigh and Ritz Did Not Tell Us 2000 - William K. Blake, Quiet Flow: Emerging Design Methods 1999 - Adnan Akay, Acoustics of Friction 1998 - Gary H. Koopmann, Designing Quiet Structures - Virtually 1997 - Michael S. Howe, Rayleigh Conductivity 1996 - Peter A. Nelson, Controlled Interference of Acoustic Fields 1995 - Maurice M. Sevik, Information Extraction from the Scattered Acoustic Field of Waterborne Structures 1994 - C. Dan Mote, Jr., Surprises in Axially Moving Material Dynamics 1993 - David G. Crighton, The High-Speed Many-Bladed Propeller: Asymptotic Theory for its Acoustic Field 1992 - Alan D. Pierce, Progressive Waves: The Modern Evolution and Refinement of One of the Most Basic Concepts in Acoustics 1991 - David Feit, Structural Acoustics from Lord Rayleigh to the Present 1990 - David T. Blackstock, Nonlinear Acoustics 1989 - Sir Michael James Lighthill, Biomechanics of Hearing Sensitivity 1988 - Allan Powell, Elements of Flow Noise from Rayleigh to Today 1987 - Miguel C. Junger, From the Finite to the Boundless: Acoustics of Very Large Systems 1986 - J. E. Ffowcs Williams, Computer Aided Silence 1985 - K. Uno Ingard, Acoustics in Physics and Mechanical Engineering
2019 - Professor William J. Parnell, "Acoustic and hyperelastic metamaterials and phononic media - stretching the truth?" 2018 - Charlie Zheng, "Time-domain simulation of multi-physics sound propagating in complex media and environments" 2017 - Massimo Ruzzene, "Symmetry and Reciprocity Breaking in Electromechanical Metamaterials and Structural Lattices" 2016 - Miao Yu, "Acoustic Sensing Technologies" 2015 - Teik Lim, "Modeling, Analysis and Control of High-Speed Precision Gear Dynamics" 2014 - Andrew Norris, "Control of sound with periodic structures" 2013 - Michael Jonson, "Dynamometry Tutorial" 2012 - Noureddine Atalla and Raymond Panneton, "Noise Control Materials" Characterization and Modeling" 2011 - Amanda Azman, "Noise and Hearing Loss Prevention" 2010 - 2009 - Steve Hambric and Sue Sung, "Structural-Acoustics. " Fundamentals" and "Acoustic Finite Element Analysis and Automotive Applications" 2008 - Martin Pollack, "A history of the Noise Control & Acoustic Division (NCAD)" 2007 - Jose Sanchez-Dehesa, "Phononic Crystals: Towards the Full Control of Elastic Waves Propagation" 2006 - Jeffrey Vipperman, "Tutorial on Adaptive Filtering: With Applications for Active Control" 2005 - Sheryl Grace "Computational Methods for Aeroacoustics" 2004 - Hafiz Atassi, "Fluid-structure interaction and acoustics" 2003 - Earl Williams, "Fourier Acoustics: Uncovering the Origins of Sound"
A cash award is given to the winner who presents his or her paper at the annual ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE). If there are enough applicants a second and third place winners will also be selected.
2020 Winner: Revant Adlakha, University of Buffalo Paper Title: “A Linear Acoustic Phased Array for Nonreciprocal Transmission and Reception"
2019 Winner: Chang Liu, Northern University Paper Title: “Preliminary Results of Microwave – Induced Thermoacoustics Imaging in Geological Media"
2018 Winner: Daming Chen, University of Maryland Paper Title: “Operational modal analysis and damage identification of structures undergoing random vibration using a continuously scanning laser doppler vibrometer system"
2017 Winner: No award (no submittals)
2016 Winner: Plinio Pinto Paper Title: “Development and Validation of an in-situ Utility pole Model for Vibration Based Non-Destructive Testing"
2015 Winner: Philip Feurtado Paper Title: “Experimental analysis of vibration and radiated sound power reduction using an array of acoustic black hole "
2014 Winner: Xiujuan Zhang Paper Title: “Semi-Dirac points in phononic crystals (IMECE2014-37421)"
2013 Winner: Brian BernardPaper Title: “Energy Absorption in a 1D Array of Axially Aligned Pendulums with Linear Torsional Coupling.”
2012 Winner: Adrian HarwoodPaper Title: “Numerical Evaluation of the Compact Green’s Function for the Solution of Acoustic Flows.”
2011 - Dion Antao, "Experimental and Numerical Characterization of an Orifice type Cryogenic Pulse Tube Refrigerator" (IMECE2011-65027)
2010 - Kyle R. Wilt, "Mechanical Design Implications on Power Transfer through Thick Metallic Barriers using Piezoelectric Transducers" (IMECE2010 -38671)
2009 - Na Zhu, "Track and Trace Multiple Incoherent Sound Sources in 3D Space in Real Time"
2008 - Krista Michalis, "Prediction and Modification of Broadband Interior Noise in Enclosures Using Energy-Intensity BEM and Absorption Scaling"
1999 - Kesho Leach, Sean F. Wu
1998 - Patricia L. Driesch
1997 - Corrie J. Derenburger
1996 - Michael G. McAleenan
1995 - Donna Rudge
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