Official ASME Group

Noise Control & Acoustics Division

The Noise Control and Acoustics Division (NCAD) objectives are to establish a program within ASME that will encourage, focus and further the development and application of noise control and acoustics...
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Student Activities

NCAD BS/MS Student Paper Competition
A cash award of $1,000 is given to the winner who presents his or her paper at the annual ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE).

Papers must pertain to any area of in the field of acoustics. Abstracts are due by February 1st.

Winners of the Student Paper Competition (Best Paper) Award

2020:  Revant Adlakha, University of Buffalo, "A Linear Acoustic Phased Array for Nonreciprocal Transmission and Reception"

2019:  Chang Liu, Northern University,  “Preliminary Results of Microwave – Induced Thermoacoustics Imaging in Geological Media"

2018:  Daming Chen, University of Maryland, “Operational modal analysis and damage identification of structures undergoing random vibration using a continuously scanning laser doppler vibrometer system"  

2017:  No award (no submittals)

2016:  Pinto, Plinio, "Development and validation of an in-situ utility pole model for vibration based non-destructive testing".

2015:  Feurtado, Philip, "Experimental analysis of vibration and radiated sound power reduction using an array of acoustic black holes".

2014:  Zhang, Xiujuan, "Semi-Derac points in phononic crystals".

2013: Bernard, Brian P., Mann, B.P., 2013, “Energy absorption in a 1D array of axially aligned pendulums with linear torsional coupling," Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, San Diego, CA, Nov. 15–21, paper no. IMECE2013-64470.

2012: Adrian Harwood, “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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