Arthur N. Popper, Editor


(Re)Meet ECHOES 1

I am starting my column by (re)- introducing members to ECHOES, a quarterly news and information publication of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) from 1991 to 2013. I do this because as I randomly browsed the 23 years of issues, I felt like I used to when browsing the stacks in a great science library (way before the Web). I vividly recall the fun and excitement as I randomly opened journals and discovered articles and nuggets of knowledge that were either directly related to my research or perhaps that opened new areas of thinking. I had the same feeling when browsing ECHOES where I “discovered” material about the ASA, meeting reports, brief research reports, and many other things that I’d long forgotten or perhaps never knew. ECHOES is online at

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Featured Articles

Acquired Hearing Loss: Is Prevention or Reversal a Realistic Goal?Colleen G. Le Prell

U-boat Predators in the Great War: “A Problem of Physics, Pure and Simple”Roy Manstan

The Acoustics of the Modern Jazz Drum Kit E. K. Ellington Scott and Andrew Morrison

Immersive Wave Experimentation and The MatrixDirk-Jan van Manen and Johan O. A. Robertsson

Reflected Sound: Friend or FoePavel Zahorik and Matthew T. Neal

Sound Perspectives

Conversation with a Colleague: Robin Glosemeyer PetroneRobin Glosemeyer Petrone

New Efforts to Bring Acoustics Standards into the CurriculumNancy A. Blair-DeLeon

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and Ocean NoiseShane Guan, Jill Lewandowski, and Erica Staaterman

Vantage: A Report on the Acoustical Society Foundation FundJames H. Miller

Student Challenge Problem 2022: Additive Manufacturing and AcousticsChristina J. Naify and Michael R. Haberman

Involvement in the Acoustical Society of America Is KeyTracianne B. Neilsen and Anna C. Diedesch

Studying Acoustics Abroad: Exciting Opportunities for Young AcousticiansErik Alan Petersen

Bringing the History of Our Fellows into the Modern AgeNing Xiang and K. Anthony Hoover



Richard R. Fay | 1944–2022
David Marvin Green | 1932–2022
Terrance M. Nearey | 1946–2022
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